Coroner identifies 36-year-old female found, death considered 'suspicious'

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Updated September 12, 2018, 11:38 a.m.

UPDATED: ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) -- The coroner says 36-year-old Jennifer Lewis of Rockford is the woman whose body was found Tuesday in an apartment in the 900 block of 10th Avenue.

Coroner Bill Hintz says the preliminary cause of death is blunt force trauma to the body.

An investigation is ongoing.

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ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) -- A 36-year-old woman's death is being investigated as "suspicious" after she's found Tuesday near 10th Avenue.

Rockford police were called to assist an unresponsive woman just after 8 a.m. at an apartment in the 900 block of 10th Avenue.

Upon arrival, officers found a deceased 36-year-old woman.

Detectives are treating the case as a suspicious death.