Dead woman's jewelry may hold key to identifying her, Victoria police say

The woman was found wearing black Columbia boots in size 9.5 with black fur around the top and purple heels and soles. She also had a distinctive gold chain with two large gold medallions on it, as well as a crystal pendant and a sunflower pendant. (VicPD) The woman was found wearing black Columbia boots in size 9.5 with black fur around the top and purple heels and soles. She also had a distinctive gold chain with two large gold medallions on it, as well as a crystal pendant and a sunflower pendant. (VicPD)

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A girl stands next to destroyed buildings in Antakya, southern Turkiye, Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2023. Thinly stretched rescue teams worked through the night into Wednesday, pulling more bodies from the rubble of thousands of buildings downed in Turkey and Syria by a catastrophic earthquake. (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra)

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