Body of unidentified woman found in Shelby

SHELBY COUNTY (KSLA) - Shelby County Sheriff's Detectives are investigating a homicide, after the discovery of a woman's body.

Just before 8:30 a.m. Monday morning, the sheriff's office received a 9-1-1 call concerning the body of woman in a house, in the 1100 block of county road 43-14.

The causes of death and the woman's identity have not been released, but deputies say she is Hispanic.

Her body has been sent to Beaumont for an autopsy.

Detectives say they don't have any suspects, but there is a person of interest  that they would like to talk to.

He is Jose Barahona, and detectives say he lives at the home where the body was found.

If you know where he is, call the Shelby County Sheriff's Office at 936-598-5600.

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