NEAR ASHLAND, Ore. — Oregon State Police (OSP) reportedly identified a young female found walking naked early Sunday morning along Interstate 5 north of Ashland. The female reportedly had no identification and appeared to possibly be autistic and unable to communicate.
Officers say with the assistance of the local 911 center she was positively identified about three hours after she was found.
The original call came in at 4:15 a.m. OSP officers say they were dispatched to the report of the naked female walking along I-5 near milepost 19. OSP Senior Trooper Heather West reports contacting the female and transporting her to a Medford-area hospital where doctors examined her. Officials say there was nothing to indicate she was a victim of a crime.
Before identifying her, police released this description: Caucasian, 5′ tall, approximately 140 lbs, short brown hair, brown eyes, missing a top front left tooth and no noticeable scars, tattoos, or marks.
Police say her name and other information will not be released. She is from the local Ashland area, according to OSP.