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UPDATE: Authorities identify body of Woodruff woman found in Gogebic County

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UPDATE: The Gogebic County Sheriff's Office has identified the Woodruff, Wisconsin woman found dead in Gogebic County on Wednesday as 65-year old Candace Cain.

At this time, authorities say foul play is not suspected.

Cain was found near the Rainbow Falls area, just off of Lake Superior.

It is still unclear as to why Cain was at the Falls.

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(WAOW) - A 65-year-old Woodruff, Wis., woman was found dead in the area of Rainbow Falls on Wednesday, Gogebic County Under Sheriff Ross Solberg said.

"No names or the cause of death are being released at this time pending the ongoing investigation," he said in a statement.

Why the woman was in the area was unknown. The sheriff's department said no other details were available.

A search for the woman was launched about 7:30 a.m. based on information received from Wisconsin that she might might be in the Copper Peak and Black River Harbor areas, Solberg said.

The woman's vehicle was found and about 10 a.m. her body was found, he said.

Rainbow Falls is north of Bessemer just off Lake Superior in Ironwood Township.

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