Cleveland police continue to investigate several cold case homicides stemming from spring 2013.
CLEVELAND - The woman found dead in a field Thursday afternoon on Cleveland's east side has been identified.
The Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner's Office said the body was matched to 45-year-old Christine Marie Malone.
A group of kids were walking on Bessemer Avenue near East 93rd Street when they spotted the body in the field.
According to Cleveland police, the woman appeared to have suffered blunt-force trauma to the head. No official cause of death has been released by the ME's office, though.
Neighbors told NewsChannel5 that Malone was a very nice person.
Malone's daughter posted on Facebook that her mother had been missing for a week as of Tuesday. Police said a missing person's report was filed by Malone's sister on March 23.
The crime scene is about a mile from where 20-year-old Jazmine Trotter was found dead on Sunday. A family member discovered her body under the porch of a vacant house on East 93rd Street.
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Cleveland police homicide detectives are continuing their investigation into the murders of three women this year.