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Woman Killed in San Fernando Gardens PDF Print E-mail
Written by San Fernando Valley Sun   
Thursday, 23 August 2012 02:04

PACOIMA (CNS) - Homicide detectives were sent to the San Fernando Gardens housing project in Pacoima Monday to investigate the death of a woman found nude on a sidewalk next to a communal trash bin, police said.

An initial call from an anonymous tipster about 2:30 a.m. indicated the woman was having breathing problems in the 13100 block of Carl Street. When paramedics arrived, she was dead.

The woman was described as being in her 20s. The cause of death will be determined by an autopsy, according to the Los Angeles Police Department's Foothill Division.

"Foothill Homicide unit is treating this case as a homicide until other evidence develops,'' an LAPD statement says.

The coroner's official had not released the woman's name as of late afternoon.

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Last Updated on Thursday, 23 August 2012 05:22