Longview Police have released the name of the woman who was found lying on a bench beside the Newgate United Methodist Church Mission with apparent gunshot wounds.
She is identified as 42 year old Cynthia Weaver. Employees say Weaver was a frequent visitor to the mission.
Weaver's body has been taken to Southeast Forensics Center in Tyler for an autopsy. No information has been released on a possible shooter.
This marks Longview's eighth murder of the year.