Autopsy being performed today on burned female

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An autopsy is underway on the woman whose body was found burned int he woods in Franklin.  Meantime, police need your help tracking down an SUV.

Franklin Police arrested Richard Kennedy and Amanda Cypher and charged them with criminal homicide, aggravated assault, abuse of a corpse and many other charges.  The two allegedly beat Baker to death and dumped her body in a field near Waterworks Road and set the body on fire.  It’s not clear at this time what connection existed between the victim and the suspects.  Both are currently in the Venango County Jail.  An autopsy on Baker is scheduled for this morning.

Anyone with information regarding the case should call Franklin Police at 814-437-1644.

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