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Woman found dead at Raleigh apartment

Posted February 5, 2009 11:31 p.m. EST
Updated February 6, 2009 11:31 a.m. EST

— Raleigh police were investigating the death of a woman found in an apartment at 4709 Old Plank Road Thursday morning, spokesman Jim Sughrue said.

Officers found Marla Jean Cook, 46, when they responded to a check-on-welfare call around 11 a.m. at the address.

The department’s Major Crime Task Force was handling the death as a homicide, Sughrue said. No other information was released.

Anyone with information that might assist the investigation is asked to call detectives at 919-996-3555 or Crime Stoppers at 919-226-CRIME.