SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – More than 18 years later, detectives have identified a woman whose body was found burned inside a dumpster in Sacramento.

Back on June 29, 2001, firefighters responded to the 7900 block of 18th Avenue and put out a dumpster that had been fully engulfed in a fire. Once the flames were out, firefighters discovered that a woman’s body was inside.

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Using advanced DNA technology, detectives have now identified the woman as Perrean Gray.

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Detectives say Gray was reported missing in San Francisco. Based on the DNA evidence, detectives now believe Gray’s death is related to her disappearance.

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The Sacramento Police Department is now urging anyone with information about the case to come forward.