SUNSET HILLS, Missouri — The St. Louis Area Major Case Squad is investigating after a woman in her 80s was found fatally shot in her suburban St. Louis home.
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch (http://bit.ly/1F4gh7U ) reports that police are classifying it as a suspicious death.
The victim was found Sunday at a home in Sunset Hills. Police found no sign of forced entry. The woman had dementia and lived alone, and a police source told the newspaper that it was common for her to leave her back door unlocked.
An autopsy is planned. The victim's name has not been released.
Information from: St. Louis Post-Dispatch, http://www.stltoday.com