Answers sought after woman found dead on Auburn Avenue

Credit: Atlanta Police Department

Credit: Atlanta Police Department

Atlanta police want to know what happened in the hours before a woman’s body was found Tuesday morning on a busy stretch of Auburn Avenue.

Kimberly Whitlock, 56, was last seen Monday around 11 p.m. Six hours later, her body was found outside a condominium development on the block between Piedmont Avenue and Jesse Hill Jr. Drive.

Police are investigating her death as a homicide. Police told Channel 2 Action News that she was believed to have been homeless.

“Preliminary investigation indicates that she may have been with a light skin black male, late 40s to early 50s,” police said in a notice posted to Crime Stoppers Atlanta.

They are asking anyone with information to come forward.

Tipsters can remain anonymous, and be eligible for rewards of up to $2,000, by contacting Crime Stoppers Atlanta at 404-577-8477, texting information to 274637 or visiting the Crime Stoppers website.

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