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Police investigating ‘suspicious’ death of young mom in Arlington

A woman’s 8-year-old son found her dead in this apartment complex in Arlington.
A woman’s 8-year-old son found her dead in this apartment complex in Arlington. rosborne@star-telegram.com

A young mother’s son found her dead inside their home Friday morning, and police are investigating the death as suspicious, officials said.

Officers arrived about 10:30 a.m. to Heather Glen Townhomes in the 2300 block of Ridge Run Road after a neighbor called 911 to report that an 8-year-old boy had come over and said his mother appeared dead, police said. The woman, in her mid-20s, was found dead with a gunshot wound inside her home.

The child was not harmed.

Police are treating the death as suspicious and will release more information after the Tarrant County medical examiner’s office investigates.

Anyone with information is asked to call police at 817-459-5735 or Crime Stoppers at 817-469-8477.

Azia Branson: 817-390-7547, @aziabranson

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