Woman strangled to death, found in south St. Louis alley

Woman strangled to death, found in south St. Louis alley

Woman strangled to death, found in south St. Louis alley

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by KMOV.com staff

KMOV.com

Posted on April 1, 2013 at 10:24 AM

Updated Tuesday, Apr 2 at 1:16 PM

(KMOV) –Homicide detectives are now involved in an investigation after a woman was found dead in a south St. Louis alley early Sunday morning.

According to police, the body of a 47-year-old black woman was found in an alley in the 2200 block of S. Jefferson around 8:15 a.m.

Upon further investigation, it was determined the cause of death was strangulation.

Homicide detectives were called in to continue the investigation. Authorities say they do have a person of interest in custody at this time.

Her identity has not been released pending the notification of the next of kin.

Additional information was not immediately available.

 

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