TACOMA, Wash. (AP) – Police say the death of a woman found in a Tacoma homeless encampment has been ruled a homicide.
Tacoma Police said Monday in a statement that the woman has been identified as 35-year-old Syretta Brown.
Police say firefighters were called to reports of a body at an encampment on Nov. 13.
Police say they found a woman inside a tent, and determined she had been dead for some time.
On Monday, the Pierce County medical examiner determined her death to be a homicide.
Tacoma Police are now conducting a homicide investigation.