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Shelby County’s first homicide victim this year identified

MEMPHIS, Tenn. —Shelby County's first homicide victim this year was identified Tuesday as 46-year-old Angela Frazier.

Detectives say the woman was found dead in her home on Crystal Oak Cove in Southeast Shelby County around noon Monday after police were sent to do a wellness check on her.

The case is still under investigation Tuesday. The Sheriff's Department wants anyone who knows anything about this homicide to call (901) 222-5000 or Crimestoppers at 528-CASH.

Deputies say they were sent to the neighborhood after a woman called and said she couldn’t get hold of her mom, who lived at the home. The woman said she hadn’t heard from her mother since Sunday.

Officials said the woman told them she was worried her mom had been shot. Police then came to check the house around noon and say they found a woman dead inside.

Based on the evidence in the house, authorities said they believe there was foul play.

“It’s just sad for this year in Shelby County, here in Memphis and Shelby County, it’s just another one  — another tragedy in our community,” said Floyd Bonner, chief deputy with Shelby County Sheriff's Office.

WREG's Bridget Chapman was on the scene. Click the video to see more details.