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Woman found slain in Potrero Hill identified; no arrests made

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The San Francisco resident was identified as 38-year-old Samarra Shanay Taylor. | Source: Adobe Stock

A woman who was found slain on a Potrero Hill street last week has been identified by the San Francisco Chief Medical Examiner's Office.

The victim was 38-year-old Samarra Shanay Taylor of San Francisco, officials said Wednesday.

San Francisco police found Taylor on Dakota Street near 23rd Street around 6 a.m. The street runs through a public housing project. First responders pronounced her dead at the scene.

SFPD's Homicide Detail is investigating the incident and no arrests have been made at this time.

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