Woman's body found in woods off Route 1

LAUREL, Md. (WMAR) - Police in Howard County have identified a woman whose body was found in the woods off of Route 1 Sunday afternoon. 

Police say 49-year-old Staci Marie Watkins, of no fixed address, was found in a wooded area near the 9000 block of Route 1 in Laurel. Police say there are no obvious signs of foul play.
 
At about 4:00 p.m. Sunday, a man walking near the woods saw the body and called 911.
 
Police say the cause of death has not been determined. 
 
The investigation is ongoing. 
 
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