Mother of nine found shot dead in Nicetown alley

Posted: August 05, 2012

Police are investigating the early morning murder of a 46-year-old woman shot to death in a Nicetown Alley.

Around 2 a.m., police found the woman - who's name police have yet to release - shot once in the back of the head in a narrow alley on the 4200 block of Wayne Avenue, near Brunner Street, police said.

Investigators did not release a motive or suspect information Saturday morning.

Neighbors have described the woman as having nine children.

Tipsters should call homicide at 215-686-3334.


Contact staff writer Mike Newall at 215-854-2759 or mnewall@phillynews.com

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