Woman's body found in Back of the Yards alley

WLS logo
Friday, April 22, 2016

CHICAGO (WLS) -- An investigation is underway after a woman's body was found in an alley in Chicago's Back of the Yards neighborhood.

The body was discovered around 1:30 a.m. Friday in the 2000-block of West 51st Street, police said.

Officers said the 42-year-old woman appeared to have suffered blunt force trauma.

Area Central detectives are on the scene.