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Elderly Goffstown Woman Killed By Gunshot

GOFFSTOWN, NH — Friday’s suspicious death in Goffstown involved a 72-year-old woman who was killed by a gunshot wound, the New Hampshire Attorney General’s Office announced Saturday. Sally A. Miller, 72, was found dead in her home after police checked on her wellbeing Friday evening. An autopsy conducted Saturday determined that she died of a single gunshot wound and the manner of death was homicide, the AG’s Office stated.

Authorities are asking for the public’s assistance in this case, as the homicide remains under investigation. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the State Police at 603-223-4381.

More information will be posted as it becomes available.

Read more at: https://patch.com/new-hampshire/bedford-nh/woman-killed-gunshot-wound-goffstown

Clovis woman arrested in connection to suspicious death of elderly man – KFSN

A Clovis woman has been arrested in the connection to a suspicious death of elderly man, according to Fresno County Sheriff’s deputies.

40-year-old Katreeva Woolf is accused of killing her family member, 84-year-old Chester Scharnick of Fresno.

RELATED: Authorities investigating suspicious death of elderly man at Fresno home

Deputies raised concerns over Scharnick’s death after he was discovered by a relative on Friday afternoon. Homicide detectives were called in when it appeared Scharnick’s death was not from natural causes.

Woolf is facing felony charges of murder, burglary, attempted arson and auto theft. She was booked into the Fresno County Jail with bail set at $1,035,000.

Read more at: https://abc30.com/clovis-woman-arrested-in-connection-to-suspicious-death-of-elderly-man/5098771/

Authorities investigating suspicious death of elderly man at Fresno home – KFSN

The intersection of Turner and Helm was blocked off after an elderly man was found dead in his home.

Deputies say they have concerns about what they saw at the scene and are investigating it as a suspicious death.

Around 2.30 on Friday afternoon, a neighbor called a relative, trying to reach the resident.

When the man’s relative arrived, they discovered his body in his home.

“There’s just a lot of questions for us right now. You know normally when you say elderly man you think they died of natural causes. That’s not adding up in this situation,” said Tony Botti of the Fresno County Sheriff’s Office.

Homicide detectives are asking anyone with information or surveillance video of the area to come forward.

Read more at: https://abc30.com/authorities-investigating-suspicious-death-of-elderly-man-at-fresno-home/5096552/

Suspicious Death Of Elderly Calhoun County Woman Under Investigation

Update: Fri 1/18/19 2:55pm-

Authorities are now saying that the body of the elderly woman was found buried on her own property in East Leroy. WWMT is reporting that family had identified her as 74-year-old Phyllis Lutz.

Troopers said she hadn’t been seen or heard from since September 2018. Officials worked Friday to recover the remains.

Original Story-

Troopers with the Michigan State Police Marshall post are investigating a suspicious death in Calhoun County involving an elderly woman. The 74-year-old from East Leroy was reportedly found dead during a welfare check Thursday evening.

Authorities were called to a residence in the 10000 block of 4 Mile Road and D Drive South at around 6:00 pm. The woman reportedly hadn’t been in contact with anyone for nearly four months. While contacting the family members of the elderly woman, investigators were informed that they “had reasons

Read more at: http://wbckfm.com/suspicious-death-elderly-woman-battle-creek/

Suspicious death of elderly Mississauga woman under investigation

Peel Regional Police say they are awaiting autopsy results in the death of an elderly Mississauga woman discovered inside her home Friday (Dec. 21) before releasing the scene in the area of Cawthra Road and Dundas Street East.

Relatives discovered the woman in her home on Green Meadow Crescent just before 10 a.m. and called for emergency crews.

Police say the death of the woman, in her 80s, is considered “suspicious” and they are awaiting post-mortem results to determine what caused her death.


Peel’s Homicide Bureau has not been called in to the investigation.

Meanwhile police remained at the scene all day and are expected to remain there into the weekend until the results are available.

Read more at: https://www.mississauga.com/news-story/9095760-suspicious-death-of-elderly-mississauga-woman-under-investigation/

Detectives investigate suspicious death of elderly Florisant woman

FLORISSANT, Mo. (KMOV.com) — Authorities have identified an elderly woman found dead inside a home in Florissant Thursday.

Gina Farrar, 62, was found dead inside her home in the 2100 block of Thunderbird around 9:30 p.m. after officers conducted a welfare check.

Officials say Farrar suffered from apparent physical injuries and her death is considered suspicious. 

The investigation is ongoing. 

Anyone with information is urged to contact the St. Louis County Police Department at 636-529-8210 or CrimeStoppers at 1-866-371-TIPS(8477)

Read more at: https://www.kmov.com/news/detectives-investigate-suspicious-death-of-elderly-florisant-woman/article_a838ecaa-00d8-11e9-bdcd-63a7e86a815b.html

Detectives investigate suspicious death of elderly Florissant woman

FLORISSANT, Mo. (KMOV.com) — Authorities have identified an elderly woman found dead inside a home in Florissant Thursday.

Gina Farrar, 62, was found dead inside her home in the 2100 block of Thunderbird around 9:30 p.m. after officers conducted a welfare check.

Officials say Farrar suffered from apparent physical injuries and her death is considered suspicious. 

The investigation is ongoing. 

Anyone with information is urged to contact the St. Louis County Police Department at 636-529-8210 or CrimeStoppers at 1-866-371-TIPS(8477)

Read more at: https://www.kmov.com/news/detectives-investigate-suspicious-death-of-elderly-florissant-woman/article_a838ecaa-00d8-11e9-bdcd-63a7e86a815b.html

Vancouver police investigating suspicious death of elderly woman

VANCOUVER — City police say they’re investigating Vancouver’s 15th homicide of the year after an elderly woman’s body was found in her east end apartment Saturday morning.

Police say the body of a woman in her 80s was discovered in her apartment near Kingsway Avenue and Kerr Street at around 8 a.m. by officers responding to a 9-1-1 call.

Investigators from the Major Crime Section and the BC Coroners Service have classified the death as a homicide, however, no other information about the case was immediately released.

Police are asking anyone with a dash-cam who may have been driving in the area Saturday morning between midnight and 6 a.m., or who saw anything suspicious, to contact them or call Crime Stoppers.

The Canadian Press

Read more at: https://www.kamloopsmatters.com/bc-news/vancouver-police-investigating-suspicious-death-of-elderly-woman-1135128