Police determine overnight death was natural causes - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

4/30/09

Police determine overnight death was natural causes

LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) - After a full homicide investigation, late Thursday, Lubbock police concluded that an overnight death was from natural causes and not foul play.

A family member found 87-year-old Vera K. Hodges dead inside her home in the 4900 block of 40th Street around 9 p.m. Wednesday.

Officers found suspicious circumstances at the scene and called homicide detectives. However, after an autopsy police now believe she died of natural causes.

There was no sign of forced entry and no items were discovered missing from Hodges' home.

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