Coroner IDs woman whose body was found in trunk, Hamilton police investigate

A death investigation is underway after a woman’s body was found inside the trunk of a vehicle earlier this month.

The body was identified Thursday as Angela Marie Powers, of Fairfield, who was 39 when her body was discovered Dec. 7. Her family has been notified, Hamilton police said.

Powers’ body was discovered after the car was driven to Ross Twp., police said. Before that, it was parked in the 300 block of South B Street in Hamilton, according to a police report.

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Hamilton police and the Butler County Coroner’s Office are working to determine Powers’ cause and manner of death.

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