Woman shot and killed in car in Avondale

Cherlyn Malvaiz suffered a gunshot wound to the head and was found sitting in a car in the 3700 block of West Eddy Street, police said.

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A woman was found shot to death in a car Tuesday night in Avondale on the Northwest Side.

Cherlyn Malvaiz, 19, was discovered with a gunshot wound to the head in the 3700 block of West Eddy Street about 10:15 p.m., Chicago police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office said.

She was pronounced dead at the scene, police said. He death was ruled a homicide.

No one was in custody. Area Five detectives are investigating.

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