Woman found dead in Chatham alleyway, Chicago police say

ByABC7 Chicago Digital Team WLS logo
Monday, February 19, 2024
Woman found dead in South Side alleyway: CPD
A woman who was the victim of an apparent homicide was found dead in an alleyway on South Vernon Avenue in Chatham, Chicago police said.

CHICAGO (WLS) -- Chicago police are investigating after a woman was found dead Sunday morning in an alley on the city's South Side.

The victim was discovered around 9 a.m. in the 8200 block of South Vernon Avenue in the Chatham neighborhood, Chicago police said.

The woman had a wound on her neck area. She was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

No further information was immediately available.

Police are conducting a homicide investigation.

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