The determination was made Thursday by a forensic anthropologist.
Sgt. Ray Brady told The Olympian detectives are investigating the death as a homicide.
Coroner Gary Warnock is trying to identify the woman. He says teeth might be used for identification if they can be matched to dental records for a missing person.
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