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TAMPA, Fla. -- Hillsborough County deputies are investigating the death of a woman in Tampa.

The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office says it received a call at 8:30 a.m. Saturday that a woman at a makeshift homeless camp near 320 East Fletcher Ave. was apparently dead.

Medical personnel arrived and confirmed the woman's death. Deputies say she suffered upper body trauma, and they are investigating her death as a homicide.

She has been identified as 47-year-old Candace Valdes.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to call HCSO at 813-247-8200 or Crimestoppers.

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