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.READ MORE: Fire Department Rescues Blue Macaw In The Loop
Firefighters forced their way into her home near Garfield and Laflin, and found her dead next to her bed.READ MORE: One Dead, Another Critical After A Fiery Car Crash On Lake Shore Drive
An autopsy on Thursday determined Flowers had been strangled.MORE NEWS: Two Chicago Police Officers Shot On South Lawndale Released From Hospital
Area Central detectives were investigating.