Lanett police investigate homicide of elderly woman

Published: Jan. 21, 2015 at 2:38 AM EST|Updated: Jan. 21, 2015 at 2:55 AM EST
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LANETT, AL (WTVM) - The Lanett Police Department is investigating the homicide of an elderly woman.

On January 20, at approximately 8 a.m. Eastern, officers with Lanett Police Department responded to a call of an unresponsive person in the 800 block of South 15th Street in Lanett.

Upon arrival, officers found 76-year-old Rosie Ramsey of Lanett deceased inside her residence. Agents with the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency were called to assist with the investigation.

The body was sent to the medical examiner's office for an autopsy.

Chief Angie Spates with the Lanett Police Department said her death is being treated as a homicide, and additional details will be determined by the medical examiner.

Anyone with information is asked to call Lt. Josh Mitchell at 334-576-0914 or CrimeStoppers at 334-756-8200.

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