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Update: Authorities launch probe in death of Shreveport woman

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Shreveport authorities have released the name of the woman whose body was discovered near a west Shreveport business over the weekend.

Just before 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 1, Shreveport police responded to a call regarding the discovery of a deceased white female. The body was located behind a trash dumpster behind a Dollar General store in the 8900 block of Walker Road. The victim, identified as Laura R. McClaskey, 42 of Shreveport, was pronounced dead at the scene. While preliminary investigation reveals no obvious signs of foul play, police are searching for more details about the woman's most recent activities and her health history.

Autopsy and toxicology results are pending.

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