Woman found dead in Englewood apparently hit by car, police say

CHICAGO -- Chicago police are investigating the death of a woman whose body was discovered this morning in the 6900 block of South Wentworth Avenue in the Englewood neighborhood.

Early reports from Chicago police were that the woman had been shot in the head, but now investigators are saying that she was hit by a vehicle.

Her body was found just after 8:00 a.m. near some bushes not far from the corner of 69th and Wentworth, near the Alden Wentworth Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center.

Police roped off the area for several hours while they conducted their investigation.

Right now they are not calling it a hit and run.

There has been no information about the vehicle that hit the woman and police have not released any information about the victim, including her name or her age.

The Major Accidents Investigation Unit is now handling this investigation.