Woman found dead, another injured in South Shore home

A woman was found dead, and an elderly woman was struck in the face inside a residence in South Shore

Police say a 67-year-old woman was found unresponsive in a home in the 7300 block of South Luella Avenue at 8:30 a.m. A 96-year-old woman was also found injured inside. 

The first victim was pronounced dead on scene with apparent signs of blunt force trauma. Her death was classified as a homicide, according to police. 

The elderly woman was transported to University of Chicago Medical Center for an evaluation. No other injuries were reported. 


Police say the incident appears to be domestic-related. Area One detectives are investigating.