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Elderly Woman found Dead in South End

September 30th, 2021 by WCBC Radio

On Wednesday evening, 09/29/2021, at 7:29 PM, the Cumberland Police responded to a private residence in the 500 block of 4th Street in Cumberland for a reported deceased person. When first arriving officers entered the residence they discovered the body of the 83 year female resident. It was obvious that the victim had suffered several serious inflicted injuries.

Investigators with the Allegany County Combined Criminal Investigation Unit (C3I) responded to the scene to assist in the investigation. The scene was processed by Evidence Collection Technicians with the Maryland State Police Forensic Sciences Division. Numerous items of evidence were collected during a search of the residence.

The victim's body is being transported to the Maryland State Medical Examiner's Office for an autopsy to determine the cause of death.

The investigation is continuing by the Cumberland Police and C3I.