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Bell County Crime Stoppers asking for information in case of woman found dead at Days Inn

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Posted at 6:39 PM, Mar 02, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-02 19:39:57-05

KILLEEN, TX — The Bell County Crime Stoppers is asking for information in the case of a woman who was found dead at a Killeen Days Inn.

Around 10:39 p.m. on Monday, June 3, 2019, officers with the Killeen Police Department were dispatched to the Days Inn located at 1602 East Central Texas Expressway in reference to a woman that was unconscious and not breathing.

Officers immediately started to perform life-saving measures until paramedics arrived. The victim, 32-year-old Chelsea Lynell Cheatham, was pronounced deat at 11:35 p.m. by Justice of the Peace Daryl Peters.

Justice of the Peace Peters ordered an autopsy to be performed at the Southwestern Institute of Forensic Sciences in Dallas.

At the time of the incident, it was unknown if her death was by natural causes, and an investigation was initiated. Detectives with the Homicide Unit recently received the results of the autopsy, and it was determined the manner of death was ruled a homicide.

Detectives are asking anyone who may have seen anything or may have information to contact Crime Stoppers at (254) 526-TIPS (8477) or go online.

All information is confidential and anonymous. If your tip leads to the arrest of the person(s) responsible, you could be eligible to receive a reward up to $1,000 in cash.