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Minneapolis police: Man arrested in Ohio after young woman found dead

A woman's body was found inside a home on the 3000 block of 18th Avenue South on Friday afternoon.
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MINNEAPOLIS — A man is in custody in Ohio in connection to a woman's death in south Minneapolis Friday Friday afternoon.

According to the Minneapolis Police Department, a 23-year-old man was arrested and officials are working to obtain a Governor's Rendition Warrant to extradite him to Minneapolis to face charges. 

The victim has since been identified her as 19-year-old Yadhira Romero Martinez, according to family.

According to an initial police department news release, officers found a woman's body inside a home along 18th Avenue South near Lake Street on Friday afternoon, after police received a call to do a welfare check at the home. Officers said there was evidence found at the scene to indicate the woman's death "may be unnatural," though no additional details were provided at that time.

Friends and family of Martinez have set up a GoFundMe page.

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