Woman found dead near Roanoke home Friday morning

The woman was found lying on the ground in the area
Published: Dec. 25, 2020 at 6:36 PM EST
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ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ) - A woman was found dead with a gunshot wound Friday morning in the 3400 block of Bennett Drive NW after police responded to a report of a person down.

The woman was lying on the ground near a home in the area. Her identity is being withheld until her family is reached.

There have been no arrests in this case.

Anyone with helpful tips is asked to contact 540-344-8500 or text 274637, beginning the message with “RoanokePD” to make sure it is properly sent. Both forms of communication can remain anonymous, according to Roanoke Police.

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