Authorities launch probe in death of Shreveport woman

Monday, June 3, 2013 - 11:34am

Authorities with the Shreveport Police Department's Violent Crimes Unit are seeking information relative to a woman whose body was discovered near a west Shreveport business over the weekend.

Just before 1:00 p.m., Saturday, June 1, Shreveport Police responded to a call regarding the discovery a deceased, adult white female, located behind a rubbish container in the 8900 block of Walker Road.

The woman, identified as Laura R. McClaskey 42, of Shreveport, was pronounced deceased at the scene.

While preliminary investigation reveals no obvious signs of foul play, authorities are working to gather additional information surrounding McClaskey's death and are making an appeal to persons familiar with her in hopes of generating additional information..

While authorities await pending autopsy and toxicology results, the death remains under investigation.


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