Officials: Woman in Roswell yard died of strangulation, head trauma

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Officials: Woman in Roswell yard died of strangulation, head trauma

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Police were investigating last week after a woman was found dead in the front yard of a Roswell home.

A woman found dead in the yard of a Roswell home died as a  result of strangulation and blunt force trauma to the head, according to the Fulton County Medical Examiner’s Office.

Karen Lee LaForge, 53, was found near the side of a house Tuesday afternoon after a man inside a home on Tyson Circle called 911.

The death is considered a homicide. Police had not made any arrests as of Monday morning. 

LaForge, originally from New Hampshire, loved photography, the outdoors and cooking for her three children, according to an online obituary.

Anyone with information should contact Crime Stoppers Atlanta at 404-577-8477, text information to 274637 or visit crimestoppersatlanta.org. Tipsters can also remain anonymous and be eligible for rewards of up to $2,000.

Police at the scene said they’re treating the incident as a homicide investigation. www.accessatlanta.com
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