Woman’s body found in North Carolina; case being treated as homicide

Published 10:11 am Monday, November 1, 2021

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Police in North Carolina say a woman’s body was found in a vacant restaurant building and that they are investigating it as a homicide.

The Asheville Police Department said in a news release that they were checking a vacant business west of downtown when they discovered the body on Wednesday.

They identified the woman as 49-year-old Kimberly Michelle Randall. Detectives believe foul play was involved. The police department said that the killing marks the 10th homicide the department has investigated in 2021.

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They didn’t release further information about the possible cause of death or how long the body may have been there.