Springfield Police Investigate Homicide of Elderly Woman

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.

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