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Police: Woman Found Dead On Apartment Balcony

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TEMPLE HILLS, Md. (AP) — Prince George’s County police are investigating the killing of woman found dead on the balcony of an apartment in Temple Hills.

Firefighters were called to the 4600-block of Dallas Place on Thursday morning for a report of a gas odor coming from an apartment. Authorities say firefighters found flammable liquid spread about the apartment and a woman lying dead on the balcony.

Cpl. Henry Tippett, a police spokesman, says the woman was suffering from some type of trauma to the body and that officials are investigating her death as a homicide.

Tippett says investigators were searching for suspects and a motive in the case.

The victim’s name has not been released.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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