Body found Christmas Eve on near South Side ID'd
SAPD: Samantha Contreras, 23, victim of car crash
SAN ANTONIO – San Antonio police have identified a body found Christmas Eve on the city's near South Side.
The woman has been identified as 23-year-old Samantha Contreras.
Contreras' body was found Wednesday in the 300 block of Cordero Street near Burbank High School.
Police said it appears that she was the victim of a car crash.
Detectives were able to link Contreras to a major accident that took place at Interstate 35 and Interstate 10 East.
They say she was behind the wheel of a Honda Element when she lost control, rolled the SUV several times and was thrown from the vehicle.
Her body landed underneath a truck parked in a yard on Cordero.
The case remains under investigation.
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