Cousin finds Shreveport woman dead in her home; police suspect foul play

Cousin finds Shreveport woman dead in her home; police suspect foul play
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POSTED: Thursday, June 7, 2012 - 1:00pm

UPDATED: Thursday, June 7, 2012 - 1:04pm

Shreveport police are investigating a homicide where a woman was found dead in her home by family members.

Officials were called to the scene, located in the 200 block of Rex Street, around 8:02 p.m.

Police say they received a call from the woman's cousin, who says he noticed her child wandering around the front yard of her house. The relative picked up the child and discovered 30-year-old LaTonya Jones unconscious inside the residence.

When officers arrived, they found the victim and she was pronounced dead.

Detectives are currently working the case as a homicide. Anyone with any information regarding this crime is urged to call Shreveport Police detectives at (318) 673-6955 or Shreveport-Caddo Parish Crime Stoppers at (318) 673-7373.

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