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Amanda Stratford identified as victim of homicide in Easton

Easton homicide victim ID'd

EASTON, Pa. - The body found in a pickup truck in Easton earlier this week now has a name.

The Northampton County coroner identified the woman Thursday as 28-year-old Amanda Stratford.

Northampton County District Attorney John Morganelli said Stratford has connections to the drug trade.

Stratford's body was found around 11:30 p.m. Sunday with gunshot wounds in a pickup truck in the 100 block of Peach Street, according to police, who declined to release the number of times the woman was shot.

The coroner, Zach Lysek, said Stratford died of multiple gunshot wounds. He ruled her death a homicide.

Officials didn't have a last known address for Stratford.

The investigation is continuing.

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