SACRAMENTO (AP) — Police say they’ve used new DNA technology to identify a victim found burning in a garbage bin 18 years ago.

Sacramento police said Tuesday that firefighters found a woman’s body when they put out the blaze early on June 29, 2001.

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Investigators recently tracked DNA through a private genealogy laboratory to identify the woman as Perrean Gray, who had been reported as a missing person in San Francisco.

She was 20 years old when she was found.

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Homicide detectives say they believe her death was related to her disappearance, without providing further details.

They’re now seeking the public’s help with information regarding her disappearance and death.

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