CHICAGO (CBS) — A 65-year-old woman was found strangled inside her Back of the Yards home on Wednesday, after firefighters conducted a well-being check at her apartment.

Police said the property manager called 911 on Wednesday after she hadn’t seen Margo Flowers in several days.

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Firefighters forced their way into her home near Garfield and Laflin, and found her dead next to her bed.

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An autopsy on Thursday determined Flowers had been strangled.

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Area Central detectives were investigating.