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Naked body found under bridge ID'd as 15-year-old girl

Natalie Chavez, 15, found Thursday morning on West Side

SAN ANTONIO – A naked body discovered earlier this week under a West Side bridge has been identified as a 15-year-old girl.

The Medical Examiner's Office identified the teen as Natalie Chavez.

The discovery was made by a passerby Thursday around 10 a.m. at the intersection of Vera Cruz and South Zarzamora.

The medical examiner said the death appears to be a homicide with the cause being asphyxia.

A spokesperson with the San Antonio Police Department described the death as very suspicious.

Police said there appeared to have been signs of trauma on the girl's legs.

Anyone with information on the case is asked to call the San Antonio Police Department.