Elmira woman found dead near creek

By Suzanne Proulx

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Elmira woman found dead near creek

May 8, 2013 Updated May 8, 2013 at 3:36 PM EDT

Elmira, NY (WBNG Binghamton) Elmira Police identify the body of a woman found dead near a creek.

Tuesday morning, the body of Karen Canestaro, 44, of Elmira, was found along Newtown Creek between East 5th Street and Linden Place in the city of Elmira.

According to CBS affiliate WENY, crews from the Department of Environmental Conservation found Canestaro's body and that her body was taken to the Monroe County Medical Examiner's office for an autopsy.

The cause of death is unknown, as the investigation is still ongoing.

Anyone with information is called to call the Elmira Police detectives at (607) 737-5610 or the police department at (607) 737-5626.