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ST. LOUIS - Police are investigating after a woman was found dead in north St. Louis Wednesday.

According to Schron Jackson, a spokesperson for the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department, homicide detectives were called to the 1200 block of N. 7th Street at 10:14 a.m. for a report of a deceased female.

The victim, identified as 64-year-old Delores Hundley, had been beaten to death between 2 a.m. and 3 a.m. Monday. Her 54-year-old boyfriend was taken into custody.

The boyfriend's name will be released if charges are filed.

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