ENSLEY, Ala. (AP) - Officials have identified a woman who was found dead in an abandoned house in Ensley.
Jefferson County Chief Deputy Coroner Pat Curry said the woman is 36-year-old Shalanda Ford.
Authorities have said Ford is the victim of an apparent homicide, but Curry said the cause of death cannot be released yet.
A homeless person found Ford's body early Thursday morning.
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