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Body of decomposing woman found in South Shore apartment: police

A body was found in a second-floor apartment in the 7400 block of South Chappel Avenue, police said.

Three people were stabbed Oct. 19, 2020, in the 3300 block of South Claremont Avenue.
Police are investigating after a decomposing body was found in an apartment July 23, 2020, in South Shore.
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Police are conducting a death investigation after the body of a decomposing woman was found Thursday night in the South Shore neighborhood.

Officers responded to a well-being check about 11 p.m. and found her inside a second-floor apartment in the 7400 block of South Chappel Avenue, Chicago police said.

The Cook County medical examiner’s office has not yet ruled on the cause of death.

Area One detectives are investigating.