ALLENTOWN, Pa. (WPVI) --The Lehigh County Coroner says an unidentified woman was shot multiple times before her body was stuffed into a recycling bin in Allentown.
The official cause of death was released Tuesday afternoon. Her death has been ruled a homicide.
The discovery was made around 2:45 p.m. Sunday in a parking lot to the rear of the 800 block of East Tilghman Street.
Police say the woman's body was found stuffed inside a large blue recycling container.
She is described as an Asian woman, between 18-30 years old, about five feet tall, weighing about 119 pounds with short, black hair.
The woman had multiple scars on her right forearm and a surgical scar on her left forearm.
She was found wearing pink fingernail polish, blue pantyhose stockings, black dress pants and a green sweater with a white collar and white cuffs, black-and-white Nike sneakers and a silver necklace.
Authorities also highlight a yellow metal bracelet she was wearing, with the inscription: "A daughter is a little girl who grows up to be a friend."
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Lehigh County Coroner's Officer at 610-782-3426 or the Allentown Police Department at 610-437-7721.