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Death of Beckley woman being investigated as homicide

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BECKLEY (WVVA) - Beckley Police say injuries suffered by a woman who was found dead earlier this month are "consistent with homicide."

The body of 76-year-old Sylvia Washington was found at 1214 South Fayette Street around 5:15 p.m. on Wednesday, April 16.

Preliminary results of the autopsy indicate that Washington had suffered injuries "consistent with homicide," according to a news release from the Beckley P.D.

Several persons of interest have been identified. The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information on the incident can contact the Beckley Police at 304-256-1708 or Crimestoppers at 304-255-STOP.
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