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UPDATE: Woman killed at apartment complex near Park and Irvington

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Posted at 7:11 AM, May 03, 2022
and last updated 2022-05-05 11:13:50-04

Updated on May 4, 2022 at 10:51 p.m.

Tucson police investigates the killing of a woman at an apartment complex on May 2, 2022.

The incident occurred on 1100 block of East Irvington Road around 7:00 p.m.

The victim was identified as 44-year-old Christy Kaplowitch.

Her family members had entered the apartment and found her with obvious signs of trauma.

Kaplowitch was pronounced dead. Next of kin was notified of her passing.

According to officers, Kaplowitch's car was not located at the complex and has since been entered as stolen.

It is a gray 2016 Ford Fiesta, Arizona license plate H4A5KF.

No suspects are in custody.

Anyone with information, call 911 or 88-CRIME.


Tucson police investigated the killing of a woman at an apartment complex near Park and Irvington Tuesday.

Police say officers conducting a welfare check found the woman with obvious signs of trauma.

Homicide detectives are investigating.

There were no suspects in custody Tuesday morning.


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