Rochester woman found dead near Lyell Ave & Whitney St.

Rochester Police are investigating after woman's body was found behind a property on Lyell Ave. Monday night. (WHAM photo)

Rochester, N.Y. - Police are investigating the death of a woman whose body was found late Monday night on Lyell Avenue.

The adult woman was found outside the rear of 405 Lyell Avenue, near the corner of Whitney Street. Police say she suffered some sort of obvious trauma.

Police have identified the victim as Monica Sherman, 42, of Rochester. There is no word yet on a cause of death.

13WHAM will provide updates as they become available.

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