WICHITA, Kan. — Police are investigating the death of a woman whose body was found in a dumpster outside a Wichita liquor store.

Officer Charley Davidson says a customer found the woman’s body Sunday evening near The Cave liquor store.

Davidson says the woman was identified Monday but her name has not been released.

The death is being investigated as a homicide. The woman suffered blunt force trauma injuries.

Investigators believe the woman was killed at a home about a mile from the liquor store.

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