SAN ANTONIO – A woman who was found dead in an alley on the city's south side on July 27 has been identified.

The Medical Examiner’s office identified the woman as 36-year-old Jessica Gonzales.

Gonzales was found shortly after 1 a.m. on July 27 just south of downtown in the 3500 block of South Flores Street.

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SAPD said an individual who lives in the area walked up to her body after being led there by their dog. Gonzales’ body was covered in a sheet or a blanket.

The Medical Examiner confirmed her cause of death was a gunshot wound to her head. Police also think she may have been killed before being dumped at that location.