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Woman at center of death investigation identified

Published: Dec. 1, 2021 at 11:55 AM CST
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MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) - The Montgomery Police Department has released the name of a woman who was found shot to death Monday morning as 18-year-old Mariam Mathew.

The Montgomery resident was found and pronounced dead on the scene around 8:20 a.m. when police and fire medics responded to the 3700 block of Seaton Boulevard in response to a report of person having been shot.

The circumstances surrounding the woman’s death remain unclear and a death investigation is ongoing, but an online GoFundMe account indicates she was killed while sleeping at home when a stray bullet pierced the ceiling above her.

Anyone with information about the deadly shooting is asked to call CrimeStoppers at 215-STOP, Secret Witness at 625-4000 or MPD at 625-2831.

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