Woman found dead along trail in Hyattsville

Posted at 10:16 AM, Jan 03, 2016
and last updated 2016-01-03 10:16:32-05

Prince George's County police are investigating after a woman was found dead along a hiking trail in Hyattsville.

Police said in a statement that the woman was found dead along the Northwest Branch Trail on New Year's Day. Police identified the woman Saturday as 20-year-old Catherine Alvarado of Hyattsville and said her death does not appear to be a random act. Police say she had trauma to her upper body.

An investigation is ongoing, and police say reward of up to $25,000 is being offered for information that leads to an arrest and indictment in the case.