Woman Found Dead In Apartment After Neighbors Hear Dog Barking

AURORA, Colo. (CBS4) – Police are looking for answers after a woman was found shot to death inside an Aurora apartment.

The woman was found dead at the Americana Apartments located at 407 South Memphis Way Saturday morning.

(credit: CBS)

(credit: CBS)

A resident called police after finding the neighbor’s front door open and a dog barking. Inside officers found the body of a 29-year-old woman.

“The person who called was concerned about the occupant of the apartment because the door was open,” Officer Crystal McCoy with Aurora Police said. “There was a dog barking, which was what called attention to the apartment.”

The victim’s name hasn’t been released. Neighbors told CBS4’s Melissa Garcia the woman lived in the apartment with a man and their children.

One neighbor heard a gunshot early Saturday morning.

No arrests have been made.

Additional Information From The Aurora Police Department

Aurora Police is asking anyone with information about this case is asked to to contact Agent Alton Reed with the Major Crimes/Homicide Unit at 303-739-6068Call: 303-739-6068. Tipsters can also use Metro Denver Crime Stoppers by calling 720-913-7867Call: 720-913-7867. By using Crime Stoppers tipster can remain anonymous and be eligible for a $2,000 reward.


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