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Authorities identify body found in Upshur County as missing Longview woman

UPSHUR COUNTY, Texas (KETK) - The body of a woman found in an Upshur County field has been identified.

According to the Upshur County Sheriff's Office, investigators discovered the body of Rachel Rhoads, 24, of Longview, on April 1, off Farm-to-Market Road 726, near Highway 154.

Rhoads was reported missing on March 31, to the Longview Police Department. The LPD is assisting the UCSO in the investigation.

On Monday, the UCSO told KETK circumstances surrounding Rhoads' death were "suspicious."

They are investigating her death as a homicide.

Rhoads is a 2010 graduate of Pine Tree High School.

Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to contact Upshur County Investigator Tim Hall at 903-680-8294.

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