SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Police are investigating the death of an elderly woman in Springfield. Detectives and family members said they are looking to the community for help.
Police said 76-year-old Dorothy Ashley was found dead in her home on Friday at around 1:00 p.m.
Ashley’s son, William Day, said he and his wife were picking Ashley up at her home on the 1300 block of R Street, when they found her body and called police.
Officials said they are investigating Ashley’s death as a homicide.
This investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Springfield Police Department.