Wake County deputies ID woman found dead in Falls Lake

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The Wake County Sheriff's Office confirmed that it recovered a woman's body Tuesday afternoon from Falls Lake after a drowning call on Choplin Road. (WTVD)

The Wake County Sheriff's Office confirmed that it recovered a woman's body Tuesday afternoon from Falls Lake after a drowning call on Choplin Road.

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Late Tuesday night, deputies identified the woman as 19-year-old Annalisa Christine Schulze of the 7100 block of Avborough Court in Wake Forest.



The sheriff's office is investigating her death as a homicide.

Annalisa Schulze


Authorities said some men riding ATVs in the area shortly before 5:30 p.m. thought they saw a swimmer in the lake. When they got a better look, they realized the woman's body was floating and called authorities.

Chopper 11 HD was over the scene of the drowning Tuesday.



Schulze's body has been sent to the Medical Examiners Office.

Deputies found a tent and camp site nearby, but haven't said whether they are connected to the incident.

The case remains under investigation.


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