UPDATE: Police identify woman found dead in Swansea

10:02 AM, Mar 2, 2013   |    comments
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SWANSEA, Ill. (KSDK) -- The Major Case Squad has identified a woman who was found dead in Swansea, Illinois, Friday morning.

The woman was found in a second-floor apartment in the 200 block of Marcella around 10:30 a.m. Friday.  Major Case Squad Deputy Commander and O'Fallon Police Capt. Jeff Wild said a landlord discovered the body of 50-year-old Carmen Boyd late Friday morning.

Sources tell NewsChannel 5 the body of a woman was found on the bedroom floor with a cut wound on her neck.

Neighbors said the woman had lived alone in the apartment for about a year.

NewsChannel 5 will provide more on this story as information becomes available.

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