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Irving police find dead woman's body in dumpster

The Irving Police Department is asking for the public's help in finding out what happened to a woman they found dead in a dumpster Sunday.
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Updated 1:34 p.m. Tuesday with the victim's name.  

The Irving Police Department is asking for the public's help in finding out what happened to a woman they found dead in a dumpster Sunday.

Police said Monday they found the body of 22-year-old Jessica Hernandez inside a dumpster in the 2900 block of North Belt Line Road Sunday shortly before 1 p.m.

Garland police say Hernandez was reported missing on Jan. 28 after she was last seen around 4:30 a.m. on Jan. 26. 

Investigators say the motive in her death is unknown at this time. 

Anyone with information on this case is asked to call the Irving Police Department's 24-hour line at 972-273-1010 and reference case number 20-2621. Tips may also be submitted to ipdcrimetips@cityofirving.org.

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