Woman's Body Found in Abandoned Garage

Medical Examiner thinks woman was in her mid-20s

By Lacey McCraney
|  Friday, Jun 24, 2011  |  Updated 10:02 AM CDT
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Officials have identified the body of a 26-year-old woman found in an abandoned garage on Chicago's south side.

The woman, who police have identified as Cynthia Funches of Highland, Ind., was found Wednesday afternoon in the 10000 block of South Normal.

Neighbors told NBC 5 the woman's hands and legs were bound with duct tape.

The autopsy found that Funches was beaten to death, according to the Chicago Tribune.

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