Pharos-Tribune

June 26, 2012

Victim found dead on Panhandle trail


From Staff Reports

ROYAL CENTER — Cass County sheriff's deputies have identified the woman who was found dead this morning on the Panhandle Pathway in Royal Center.

A man found Valerie Alisha Hartle, 23, Royal Center, on the path Monday morning and notified police at 6:30 a.m. Cass County Coroner George Franklin ruled the death a suicide. He declined to discuss the cause of death.

Sheriff’s deputies said Hartle was the mother of one child.