24-year-old homeless woman found dead


A woman was found dead at a homeless encampment in San Jose on Christmas morning, the Santa Clara County medical examiner’s office said Thursday afternoon.

Jessica Capote, 24, was found at an encampment on Tully Road sometime before 8 a.m. She was homeless, medical examiner’s officials said.

No further information was immediately available.

Capote is one of two women found dead in homeless encampments in San Jose this week.

A second woman was reported dead at 11:43 a.m. at a camp located behind a sound wall along the east side of northbound Interstate Highway 280 near McLaughlin Ave. on Wednesday, according to the California Highway Patrol.

Foul play was not suspected in that woman’s death, according to the CHP.

The medical examiner’s office has not yet released the identity of the woman found Wednesday.

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