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Woman murdered on Wednesday, police investigate

Posted at 10:14 AM, Nov 15, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-15 10:26:38-05

BALTIMORE — A woman was suspiciously murdered on Wednesday.

On Wednesday, just after 11 a.m., officers reported to the 5300 block of Gist Avenue after receiving a report of a questionable death.

Officers found a woman at the location, later identified as 42 year-old Africa Nicole Powell.

Medics pronounced the victim dead.

The Medical’s Examiner’s ruled the cause of death as a homicide due to blunt force trauma.

Homicide detectives are asking anyone information to contact them at 410-396-2100 or Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7lockup.