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Essex woman's death investigated as homicide

Posted: 5:59 PM, Dec 15, 2015
Updated: 2015-12-15 22:59:46Z

A woman was found dead inside her Essex home Monday and police are investigating her death as a homicide.

Shelly Lynn Fillion, 47, was found inside her home in the unit block of Skipjack Court.

Baltimore County say because Fillion's family hadn't heard from her since Saturday, a family member went to check on her Monday afternoon.

The family member found Fillion's body and called police. Officers were dispatched to the home around 5 p.m. They found her body partially under a pull-out sofa in the living room.

She had suffered traumatic injuries and police are treating her death as a homicide. Detectives do not believe this was a random act.

Fillion's body has been taken to the medical examiner's office for an autopsy to determine the exact cause and manner of death.

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