NORTH ANDOVER, Mass. (AP/WHDH) — Authorities have identified the woman who was found strangled to death Saturday in the basement of her North Andover home.
Wendi Rose Davidson, 49, was found dead about 12:30 p.m. in a two-family house on Lincoln Street, a spokeswoman for the Essex County District Attorney’s Office said.
Police officers responded to a 911 call after one of Davidson’s neighbors found her body in the basement.
Investigators have executed search warrants for the apartment and Davidson’s vehicle, and are pursuing the case as a homicide saying they don’t believe this was a “random act.”
The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner will perform an autopsy on Davidson.
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