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Young woman’s body found in alley

A reader wrote in:
“I was going to work @ 5:45 this A.M. I saw a young women ( i think) dead in the alley just north of Sheridan and Foster. The person was about 20 feet north of foster in the alley just west of sheridan . police were on the scene. its a pretty busy corner early in the morning, i can’t imagine she was dead all that long. very sad scene”

A tow truck driver discovered the body of a young woman in a North Side alley early Monday.
The driver found the woman at about 3:20 a.m. in an alley in the 5200 block of North Kenmore Avenue in the Edgewater neighborhood.
The death was classified as non-criminal and a “possible suicide” pending autopsy results, according to police News Affairs. An autopsy will be performed later Monday.
A spokesman for the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office said the body belongs to a still-unidentified white woman, possibly in her early 20s and their office remained at the scene at 6 a.m. Click here to read the entire article

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