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Woman found dead after call of shots fired at Round Lake Beach home

File Photo | Photo by Round Lake Beach Police Department

A woman was found dead inside a home in Round Lake Beach after a report of shots fired early Friday morning, police said.

The Round Lake Beach Police Department responded to the call at 4:40 a.m. Friday in the 1500 block of Cherokee Drive for a report of shots fired.

Police officers found an adult female dead inside the residence, Lake County Major Crime Task Force spokesman Christopher Covelli said. The Lake County Coroner’s Office responded to the scene and an autopsy has been scheduled for this afternoon.

“Due to the suspicious nature of the incident and the female‚Äôs injuries, Round Lake Beach Police requested the assistance of the Lake County Major Crime Task Force,” Covelli said.

Covelli said that no one is in custody yet and the investigation is very active. Police did not say how the woman died. No additional details have been released yet.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Round Lake Beach Police Department at 847-270-9111 or Lake County CrimeStoppers at 847-662-2222. The death remains under investigation by the Round Lake Beach Police Department and Lake County Major Crime Task Force.

Sam Borcia

Senior News Editor at Lake & McHenry County Scanner
Sam has been with Lake and McHenry County Scanner since 2012 as a senior news editor helping cover breaking news for Lake County and McHenry County. He also regularly contributes photographs of news scenes for the Lake County area.
Sam Borcia

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