87-Year-Old Woman Found Murdered In Her Dallas Home – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – An 87-year-old female was discovered dead in her Dallas house Tuesday night, July 6, the victim of a violent attack.
Dallas Authorities recognized the victim as Anita Thompson.
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The victim’s next-door neighbor, Claudia Barnett, has actually resided in the very same location as Thompson on Fortune Lane near I-35 and Overton for almost 40 years.
She states her good friend’s murder not just shook her world, however the neighborhood’s.
“This morning, to find out it was actually a result of some type of foul play is– it’s one thing to find out an individual is dead but it’s even more devastating to find out they’re dead at the hands of somebody,” Barnett informed CBS 11.
Officers reacted to a call around 6:15 p.m. on Tuesday and discovered Thompson dead within her house.
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The department stated she passed away after a violent attack however did not offer any additional information.
Some next-door neighbors think it was somebody Thompson understood.
“Somebody had went and broke the window in the back and they got in the house. I don’t know how they got in the house,” stated one next-door neighbor. “They killed that lady and that was sad.”
Next-door neighbors state Thompson was a delight to be around, kept herself, and constantly had a careful eye on what was taking place in her neighborhood.
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Dallas Authorities state this is an open examination and they motivate anybody with any details to call their hotline at (214) 671-3686.
Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.