Tuesday Dec 22 2009
Dead woman's name released
By: Brad Smith Telegraph Correspondent
Police investigation death as 'suspicious'
The woman found dead in her Creekside Drive apartment has been identified as 64-year-old Alice Murphy. Folsom police are investigating the death as suspicious. A cause of death has not been determined. Murphy's body was discovered early Monday afternoon. According to Officer Jason Browning, Folsom Police Department public information officer, members of the Folsom Fire Department responded to the report of a dead woman, located at apartments on the 1700 block of Creekside Drive. In a media release, Browning stated that the firefighters found the dead body, as well as noting some “suspicious observations.” Contacted by the firefighters, police arrived at the scene, finding the 64-year-old victim had injuries consistent with an assault. Securing a search warrant, detectives investigated the scene while the Sacramento County Coroner's Office took possession of the body. An autopsy is scheduled.