Colombian soccer player Leidy Asprilla found dead

The Associated Press

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) -- Police say Colombian soccer player Leidy Asprilla has been found dead, several days after she was reported missing.

Police said the striker's body was found Wednesday on a road next to a motorcycle in Valle del Cauca region in southwestern Colombia. Prosecutors said the cause of death had yet to be determined.

The 22-year-old Asprilla played for Colombia at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics in 2016. Her club team was Orsomarso, which is based in the Valle del Cauca city of Palmira.

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Her family had reported her missing on Sunday after she left her home in the village of El Cerrito to pick up a friend for a training session.

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