Woman found dead near Takoma Park dumpster ID'd | News
TAKOMA PARK, Md. (WUSA9) -- A woman found dead Tuesday morning near a dumpster outside a shopping center in Takoma Park has been identified.
Takoma Park police say the body of Elena Gugicheva was found at around 7:00 a.m. Tuesday by a maintenance employee disposing trash in the dumpster enclosure at the shopping center.
Gugicheva, 34, worked part-time as a Paralegal at the law offices of Carmyn Lombardo at Hampshire Park strip mall on New Hampshire Avenue, according to police.
Woman found dead near Takoma Park dumpster
"I went to go throw some trash in the dumpster, open the dumpster up and she was right there," Dwayne Douglas, a maintenance worker at the shopping center, told WUSA9.
Police did not specify a cause of death for Gugicheva beyond saying she suffered deadly trauma to her upper body.
Anyone with information about Gugicheva's death is asked to call Takoma Park police at 301-270-1100.
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