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Homicide Investigation of Woman Found in Vehicle

Mobile police are investigating the death of a 27-year-old woman who was found inside a vehicle as a homicide.

On Saturday, March 3, 2018 around 5:45 p.m., police were called to the area of Shelton Beach Extension just south of Bear Fork Road in reference to one down. Upon arrival, officers found the woman deceased and it was determined that she had been killed.

Anyone with information is asked to call 251-208-7211.

UPDATE 3/5/18: The victim's identity has been released. Her name is Lelia Smith.  

For inquiries contact MPD Public Affairs Office

Contact Phone #: 251-208-1918 Contact Email:

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