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Woman's death in Atlantic City probed as apparent homicide

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Authorities are investigating the death of a woman whose body was found in Atlantic City as an apparent homicide.

According to the Atlantic County Prosecutor's Office, the body was reported behind a building on Saturday just before 11:30 p.m.

When police arrived at the scene, officials say they found Vernell Vance, 56, dead with "significant blunt force head trauma."

AP wire services helped contribute to this report.

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