Authorities ID Atlanta woman found dead by grandson

Authorities ID Atlanta woman found dead by grandson

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Julia McTure, 47, was found dead in an apartment in the 1000 block of Hollywood Road in Atlanta, officials said. (Credit: Channel 2 Action News)
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  • The woman was strangled, a medical examiner‘s spokesman said.

Authorities said a woman whose body was found by her 9-year-old grandson in their Atlanta apartment died by strangulation.

Julia McTure, 47, was a homicide victim, Fulton County Medical Examiner’s office investigator Mark Guilbeau said Tuesday.

Police responded about 5:40 a.m. Saturday to the apartment in the 1000 block of Hollywood Road, authorities said. The woman’s body was in the living room. Police said her grandson discovered the body.

Homicide officers processed the scene, police said. Spokesman Donald Hannah said Tuesday that police “haven't released any updates” about the incident.

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