Woman found dead in Newport News home

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NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — A homicide investigation is underway Thursday evening in Newport News.

Officers were called to a town home in the 900 block of Marcus Drive around 5:15 p.m. The door to the residence was open when police got there. A woman was found inside; she was pronounced dead at the scene.

The woman was identified Friday as 23-year-old Montia Poindexter.

There are no suspects in custody.

Police are still investigating.

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