DAILYKENN.com -- A 36-year-old woman was fatally shot in a Chicago area motel.
Reports say Sarah J. Donohue, age 36, was found dead with a gunshot wound to the back of her head. Another report identified the victim as Lila Sims.
The motive is unknown.
Police reports describe two suspects.
One was described as a black male, age 28 to 30, about 350 pounds, and wearing a brown knit sweater and black jeans.
The other was profiled as black, age 28 to 30, and wearing all dark clothing.
Excerpt from nadignewspapers.com ▼ CYRYL JAKUBOWSKI
A woman was fatally wounded at about 11 a.m. Monday, June 29, at the Esquire Motel, 6145 N. Elston Ave., according to the 16th (Jefferson Park) District police.
Officers responded to a call of a person shot and discovered a 36-year-old woman with a gunshot wound to the back of the head in room 19 where she was later pronounced deceased, according to police.
The woman was identified by the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office as Sarah J. Donohue, age 36, of the 6100 block Middlerose Circle, Louisville, Ky. The death was ruled a homicide, the examiner said.
A 64-year-old man reported that two people knocked on the door and that shots were fired at the woman and a second witness from a different room reported that the men fled in a black Volkswagen sedan, police said.
Area 5 detectives are investigating the incident, according to police.
Detectives were still on the scene in the afternoon on Monday and a drug transaction may have been a factor but it is undetermined why the woman was shot, police said
One of the men was described as black, age 28 to 30 and 350 pounds, and wearing a brown knit sweater and black jeans, police said.
The second man was described as black, age 28 to 30, and wearing all dark clothing.
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