CHICAGO (CBS) — A 21-year-old woman was beaten and strangled before her body was found in a dumpster last month in the South Side Grand Crossing neighborhood, authorities have found.
A garbage collector found Diamond Turner about 12:30 p.m. on March 3 in the 7300 block of South Kenwood, according to Chicago Police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.READ MORE: Chicago Weather Alert: Lake-Effect Snow On The Way With 6 To 8 Inches Possible In Some Areas; Winter Storm Warning Issued
An autopsy at the time did not rule on Turner’s cause or manner of death, but further investigation determined she died of asphyxia and blunt force trauma to the head in a homicide, authorities said early Saturday.READ MORE: View Live Radar
Turner lived in the neighborhood where she was found. Her body was thought to have been there for a few days.
No arrests have been made in the case. Area Central detectives are investigating.MORE NEWS: Two Men Shot Dead In Car In Ravenswood; Car Goes On To Crash And Catch Fire
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