Fall River Police Investigate Apparent Homicide

FALL RIVER (AP/CBS) — Police are investigating the death of a 31-year-old woman in Fall River whose body was found in her car after local residents reported hearing gunshots.

On Sunday, police identified the victim as Aja Pascual, 31, of Fall River.

Police say at 1:25 p.m., they responded to a call regarding shots fired in the area of 886 Cherry Street. Police found the woman’s body inside her red Nissan Versa. Police say it does not appear to be a random incident.

Anyone who may have been in the area of the incident on Saturday between 1 and 1:30 p.m., or anyone who may have information about it, call the Fall River Police tips line at 508–324-2796, or utilize the district attorney’s online Text-a-Tip program by either logging on to tipsubmit.com or by texting the phrase “CALL50” to the phone number “CRIMES” (274637).

Copyright 2012 The Associated Press.

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