Suspicious Death Investigation Underway in Burke
West Springfield Police District – Detectives are investigating the death of a 64-year-old woman found dead in her home. Shortly after 5:30 this morning, officers responded to the 9100 block of Bloom Court in Burke after a family member found Fathia Choukri unresponsive. She was pronounced dead at the scene.
A preliminary investigation uncovered suspicious circumstances. The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner is expected to conduct an autopsy tomorrow to determine the exact cause and manner of death.
Updates will be provided as new information becomes available.
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