ST. LOUIS (KSDK) - A person of interest is in custody after a woman was found dead in an alleyway on Sunday.
Police say a 47-year-old woman was found in an alley in the 2200 block of S. Jefferson around 8:15 a.m.
The victim's death was originally classified as a suspicious sudden death, and an autopsy revealed the woman had been strangled.
Police say they have a person of interest in custody. That person's name will be released if charges are filed.
The name of the victim will be released when next of kin is notified.