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Woman's Body Found in Morrisville Apartment

Posted September 21, 2007 2:41 p.m. EDT

— The body of a 50-year-old woman was found Friday morning inside her apartment, police said.

Margaret Howell was found in her Morrisville apartment at about 11 a.m. Friday, and police said she could have been dead in the apartment for up to five days.

No foul play is suspected, but her body was sent to the State Medical Examiner’s Office in Chapel Hill for an autopsy to determine the cause of death, police said.