Bronzeville, Chicago neighbors of Mae Brown, woman found dead at Lincoln Perry apartments, don’t know who would want to hurt her

Bronzeville, Chicago neighbors of Mae Brown, woman found dead at Lincoln Perry apartments, don’t know who would want to hurt her

CHICAGO (TOC) — Those that knew the 87-year-old girl discovered useless in a Bronzeville condominium Saturday mentioned they can not think about anybody would need to damage her.

“I used to be shocked. I am 84, so, you recognize, I am nervous,” mentioned Robert Richmond.

Police have been referred to as to the Lincoln Perry senior residence complicated within the 3200-block of South Prairie Avenue about 3:40 p.m. after an on-scene witness mentioned they could not get ahold of the lady, in response to CPD.

The sufferer was found unresponsive in a wheelchair and was pronounced useless on the scene, police mentioned.

“I stay near her, and I can inform you she was partaking. She was somebody who had been within the constructing for fairly a while,” mentioned Michael O’Connor, a resident.

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Mae Brown’s dying has been dominated a murder, and he or she appeared to have a number of accidents from an assault, the Cook dinner County Medical Examiner’s Workplace mentioned.

“It’s regarding as a result of we’ve got safety, and so they simply bought in. I imply how did they get in or what may occur to those individuals? They’re all seniors, and a few of them are susceptible, a few of them they can not even defend themselves. It is scary,” mentioned Irene Neira, a house care worker.

Her neighbors mentioned she was a pleasant individual.

“It do not make sense. I simply really feel so horrible. I really feel unhealthy, unhappy. She did not get an opportunity to take pleasure in the remainder of her life. And for anyone to kill her and damage her like that, they do not make sense to me,” Dorothy Allison mentioned.

No arrests had been made as of Monday morning. Anybody with info is requested to name police.

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