Mother of 9 Found Dead in Nicetown Alley

Police say the woman was shot to death.

By Kelly Bayliss
|  Saturday, Aug 4, 2012  |  Updated 3:48 PM EDT
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The woman was found shot to death around 2 a.m. Saturday in an alleyway in Nicetown.

NBC10, Marisa Brahney

The woman was found shot to death around 2 a.m. Saturday in an alleyway in Nicetown.

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A woman was found shot to death in an alley in the Nicetown section of Philadelphia early Saturday morning, according to Northwest Detectives.

Police say that the 46-year-old woman was found dead in an alley on the 4200-block of Wayne Avenue around 2 a.m.

The victim's family, who's asked that the victim not be identified, told NBC10's Marissa Brahney that she was a mother of nine and was well-liked in the community.

"She had nothing, she had nothing. She didn't deserve this," the victim's cousin told NBC10. "...Whoever did this, I hope they find you and you pay for what you did to her."

Police continue to investigate the shooting. If you have any information, you're urged to call 911.


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