Police investigate ‘suspicious’ death after woman’s body found in Bay Area landfill

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SAN JOSE, Calif. (KRON/BCN) — San Jose police are investigating the death of a 33-year-old woman whose body was found in the Newby Island Landfill.

Police responded on May 19 at about 10:30 p.m. to the landfill at 1601 Dixon Landing Road in Milpitas where employees located the body of Allycia Kelley.

San Jose police on Thursday released photos of Kelley.

She is thought to have been unhoused and living on the streets.

While not yet classified as a homicide, police say her death is suspicious and are asking the public for information regarding the case.

Police believe Kelley may have died somewhere else, and her body was put into a dumpster and then hauled to the landfill in the back of a garbage truck.

More details about her death remain under investigation.

Police are asking those with any information about the case to contact Detective Cuenca #3915 of the San Jose Police Department’s homicide unit at (408) 277-5283 or to leave an anonymous tip at the Crime Stoppers tip line at (408) 947-7867.

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