DECATUR– Decatur police have identified the woman found dead near the bike trail on the 1100 block of Lincoln Trail Drive on Monday.
The victim has been identified as 19 year-old Paige L. Mars of Decatur. Macon County Coroner Michael Day said Mars was shot multiple times in the chest and the head and died as a result of those gunshot wounds.
Police found her body near Lincoln Park at 8 am Monday.
Mars’ death as been classified as the first homicide in Decatur this calendar year.
Police are still investigating the crime and as of now no arrests have been made.