ROANOKE, Va. – UPDATE, 3/30 11 a.m.
Roanoke authorities have identified a woman who police say was the victim of a homicide.
According to police, the victim is 33-year-old Cassandra Pizzi. Authorities say her body was found in a wooded area of southeast Roanoke around 7:30 a.m. on Friday.
Pizzi’s death was originally being investigated as a “suspicious death,” but is now being investigated as a “homicide.”
Roanoke police said a woman’s body was found in a wooded area of southeast Roanoke around 7:30 a.m. on Friday.
It’s being investigated as a “suspicious death.” Police were on the scene Friday in the 1000 block of 4th Street SE.
Police haven’t released her identity or cause of death.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call 540-344-8500 or text 274637, beginning the text with “RoanokePD” to ensure it’s properly sent. Both calls and texts can remain anonymous.
This is a developing story. Stay with 10 News for updates.