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Gary woman found dead at home

Updated: August 7, 2014 6:55AM



GARY — A 22-year-old Gary woman was found slain in her home in the 500 block of Buchanan Street on Saturday morning.

Monsharay L. Townsend of 505 Buchanan St., Apartment 101, died of blunt force trauma, according to a news release from the Lake County Coroner’s Office. She was pronounced dead at the scene at 10 a.m.

According to the coroner’s office, Townsend was last seen alive about 5:30 a.m. The cause of death was listed as homicide.

No further information was available. Gary police could not immediately be reached.



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