Woman found shot to death in Maywood identified

Alexis Wesley, 29, was shot on the West Side Sunday night, but her body was found in a car in the western suburb, police said. They are questioning a person of interest.

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A woman found shot to death in a car in west suburban Maywood Sunday has been identified, police said.

Alexis Wesley, 29, was found with a gunshot wound to her head. The shooting happened just before 11:30 p.m. in the 800 block of South Kolmar Avenue in West Garfield Park, according to Chicago police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

Wesley was taken to Loyola University Medical Center, where she was pronounced dead, police said.

Police did not explain how she got from the West Side to Maywood.

Detectives were speaking to a person of interest, police said.

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