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Woman Found Hanging From Tree Near Playground in Orange County Park

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A young woman was found hanging from a tree near the playground of Santiago Park in Santa Ana last night.The woman was pronounced dead at the scene and authorities suspect her death is a suicide. The woman was identified as18-year-old Andrea Hernandez, according to the Orange County Register. A passer-by reported coming across Hernandez around 9pm.

Authorities are performing an autopsy on Hernandez.