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Officials investigate homicide in Lower Merion Township

NORRISTOWN, Pa. - Officials announced an investigation on Thursday into a homicide in Lower Merion Township. 

Police say the homicide occurred in the 100 block of Sibley Avenue in Ardmore. 

According to a release from the Office of the District Attorney, Lower Merion Township Police responded to check on the welfare of an occupant on Aug. 22 at 9:15 p.m. Police found a deceased 36-year-old female in the bedroom. 

The identity of the female is being withheld pending family notification. 

The Montgomery County Coroner's Office performed an autopsy and determined the cause of death was "ligature strangulation" and the manner of death homicide. 

Police say there does not appear to be any current concern for residents in the area. 

Police ask anyone with information regarding the homicide to call Lower Merion Police Department at 610-649-1000 or the Montgomery County Detective Bureau at 610-278-3368. 

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