Cops: Missing homeless woman found dead in Shirley

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A homeless woman who police said was reported missing last month from the Mastic-Shirley area was found dead in a wooded area along Linden Avenue in Shirley on Saturday, Suffolk County police said.

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Police said Elizabeth Fridenberger, 25, had been reported missing on March 15.

Her death has been ruled "non-criminal," police said -- declining to elaborate on the circumstances.

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