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Homicide Investigation Launched After Woman Found Dead In Long Island Home

Kelly Owen, the victim. Kelly Owen, the victim.
Kelly Owen, the victim. Photo Credit: Nassau County Police
The area of 1st Avenue in South Farmingdale where the homicide happened. The area of 1st Avenue in South Farmingdale where the homicide happened.
The area of 1st Avenue in South Farmingdale where the homicide happened. Photo Credit: Google Maps street view

A homicide investigation has been launched after a 27-year-old woman was found dead inside a Long Island home, police said.

According to Nassau County Police detectives, officers responded to the home in South Farmingdale on 1st Avenue on a report of a female not breathing on Wednesday afternoon, Jan. 15.

Upon arrival, officers located the body and it was determined that the death had occurred at the scene. The Medical Examiner's Office has determined the cause of death to be asphyxiation, police said. The victim has been identified as Kelly Owen of South Farmingdale.

The Homicide Squad is handling the investigation.

Detectives request anyone with information regarding this crime to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.

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