Woman's body found in Allentown recycling bin

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Monday, February 15, 2016
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Lehigh County officials are investigating after an Asian woman was found dead in Allentown, Pennsylvania.

ALLENTOWN, Pa. (WPVI) -- Lehigh County officials are investigating after a woman was found dead inside a recycling bin in Allentown.

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.

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.

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.