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Woman found dead off Lapeer Road in Auburn Hills

Body found in area near I-75

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. – A woman who was found dead early Tuesday morning in an Auburn Hills parking lot appears to have died from self-inflicted knife wounds to her arms, police said.

The 48-year-old woman was found at about 6 a.m. off Lapeer Road near I-75 -- in the parking lot of Industrial Experimental Technologies. She was found by employees who were arriving for work, but the woman is not an employee of that business.

Police said they found a knife near her body, along with her belongings scattered in the woods nearby.

Her name is not yet being released.

An autopsy will be conducted through the Oakland County Medical Examiner's Office.

Anyone who may have witnessed this incident or saw the woman in the area is asked to contact the Auburn Hills Police Department at 248-370-9444.