Police: Death of woman found near Salvation Army bin does not appear to be a homicide

The death of a woman who was found next to a Salvation Army Donation bin in Worcester last month does not appear to be a homicide, officials announced Tuesday.

Officers responding to the area of 72 Cambridge St. around 10 a.m. on Jan. 7 found the woman’s body, according to Worcester police.

In a statement Tuesday, the department said, “At this time, it does not appear to be a homicide, according to the initial report from the Medical Examiner.” The woman’s official cause and manner of death have not been announced.

Her name has not been released.

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