Woman Found Dead In Vacant Lot Was Strangled
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Updated 08/29/11 – 2:27 p.m.
CHICAGO (CBS) — A woman whose body was found in a vacant lot near Washington Park over the weekend was strangled, an autopsy determined on Monday.
The woman’s partially-clothed body was found Sunday morning, face down at 5425 S. Calumet Ave., in the Washington Park neighborhood just half a block west of the park.
The woman remained unidentified as of Monday morning, but an autopsy determined she had been strangled and her death was ruled a homicide.
Calumet Area detectives are investigating.
The Sun-Times Media Wire contributed to this report.