Firefighters found the charred body after putting out the fire in the alley of the 3100-block of North Kimball Avenue. Chicago police think the victim was a woman or teenage girl between age 17-30
An autopsy determined she was strangled. Police are asking for help identifying the body. She had a hoop earring in her right ear and a piercing in her tongue.
Authorities say she is 5'3", 120 lbs, with an undetermined eye color. She is white or white-Hispanic with an olive complexion. She was wearing a blue shirt and pink bra.