Here is a follow up on a story from 12/24
Autopsy Ordered on Woman's Body
Authorities have ordered an autopsy to be conducted on a womans body found on a beach here on the Eastern Shore.
The body of an unidentified white female was located on a private beach near the mouth of Westerhouse Creek on the Chesapeake Bay around 4 p.m. Tuesday, according to Major David Doughty of the Northampton County Sheriffs Department. The creek is near the Vaucluse neighborhood. The woman appeared to be over the age of 40 and has pierced ears.
According to authorities no one in Northampton or Accomack counties has been reported missing in recent days.
The medical examiner is conducting an autopsy and the Northampton County Sheriff's department is checking missing-person reports for other municipalities around the region.
A fish-fighting chair a heavy seat usually mounted on the back of offshore fishing boats was also found in the water in the area where the body was located. Major Doughty stated that it is impossible to tell whether the chair and body are related,
Anyone who may be able to help the identity of the woman is asked to contact the Northampton Sheriffs Department at 757-678-0458.