Body found in Mercer County landfill

PINE TOWNSHIP, Pa. (WYTV) — Pennsylvania State Police in Mercer County are investigating after a young woman’s body was found by waste disposal company workers Wednesday afternoon at a landfill, according to our sister station, KDKA in Pittsburgh.

The discovery was made at the Tri-County Industries, Inc. facility in Pine Township. Authorities said the workers called police after finding the body.

The woman has not been identified, but state police described her as a white female between the ages of 16 and 25. She was wearing black yoga pants, a black tank top, white ankle socks with green trim and a green bra.

Investigators said she also had pierced ears.

An autopsy has been scheduled for Thursday in Erie, KDKA reported.

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