UPDATE: Murder investigation underway after body found inside Shreveport home


Authorities identify the woman who was found dead inside a Shreveport home Wednesday morning.

The body of 49-year-old Cherry Kato was discovered around 8:30 a.m. in the 4900 block of Durham St.

Family members called police after not being able to reach her for a few days.

One neighbor says she was a sweet lady and didn't bother anyone.

A co-worker of hers says Kato has worked at Monkhouse Seafood for the past 13 years.

Police say this was a homicide not a natural death.

Kato's body will be taken to University Health for an autopsy.



Police are at the scene of Shreveport's latest homicide.  

Around 8:30 a.m. Wednesday a woman was found dead inside her home in the 4900 block of Durham St.

NBC 6/FOX 33 has a crew on the scene and we will bring you more details as they become available.





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