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Woman, 28, Found Dead in Her Royal Oak Home

Cause of death has not been determined and the case is under investigation, police say.

A 28-year-old woman was found dead inside her Royal Oak  home, west of Interstate 75, police said. 

Royal Oak officers responded to a 911 call late afternoon Thursday in the 2000 block of East 11 Mile Road, Lt. Thomas Goad said. "When they got there they found a 28-year-old female deceased inside the residence," he said.

Goad said the department is not releasing any details as the case is still under investigation. He would not comment on whether or not investigators suspect foul play is involved in the woman's death.

B` April 16, 2011 at 04:43 PM
Please update this story as it progresses. There have been police in and out of that condo since it happened (2 days now). The neighborhood is very worried. A lot of kids in the area...
Victoria Mitchell April 17, 2011 at 02:46 PM
Thank you for the comment B'. I will keep looking into what happened and update the story. Please feel free to email me directly if you would like to discuss further: victoria.mitchell@patch.com.
Kerri Connelly April 18, 2011 at 07:25 AM
I live a block away from where this young woman was found dead. I passed by her residence (on the way home to my 4 minor children) while the scene was cordoned off with crime scene tape. I stopped to inquire to the police on the scene. Did I need to worry about neighborhood safety? The first thing the officer asked me was if I was associated with the residence. No, I am not. The officer I spoke with was reluctant to comment on the investigation. He only commented that they were investigating a death. I inquired if I should be concerned about a community threat. He flinched and then responded, “no”. The flinching in his body language concerned me. It didn’t occur he was being totally honest. I acted like I wasn’t concerned with his body language. I wished him luck on his investigation and apologized for my interference. Yet, something in me felt he was not being as totally honest. This victim was young... 28!! Come on! If it wasn't natural causes, or if it was a freaky accident or a suicide, they would be saying so, right? We as residence need to know!
B` April 23, 2011 at 03:27 AM
Any new updates on this? Are autopsy reports or death certificates issued yet? Thanks
Victoria Mitchell April 23, 2011 at 06:59 PM
No autopsy report report yet, but I am checking and will write a follow-up story as soon as I have the information. Feel free to send me an email if you have further questions.
kelly April 27, 2011 at 04:55 PM
Still no update? I am so curious what the autopsy results were.
B` April 29, 2011 at 11:59 PM
Hmm. If it is taking them this long to release the info then it must be something fishy that would spoil their investigation.
gloria lane April 30, 2011 at 11:52 PM
i am also curious as to what happened. i knew this girl when she was little. she was a friend of my daughter. went to cedar point with us. if any details become available, we would appreciate the up dates. thanks!
B` May 01, 2011 at 03:34 AM
gloria, what was her name? What did she do? Was she renting that apartment or just living there? Any background you could give to help shed light on her life as you knew it would be appreciated. Thank you.
B` May 13, 2011 at 03:02 AM
Still no update on this story?
MD June 22, 2011 at 09:13 PM
We need an update please!
gloria lane August 01, 2011 at 06:15 AM
absolutely unbelieveable that there is nothing new to report on this story. really..... nothing?
Judy Davids (Editor) August 01, 2011 at 04:25 PM
I reached out to Lt. Thomas Goad, Criminal Investigations Division of the ROPD this morning. He wishes he could give out more information but the investigation is still ongoing. He offered this: "What I will tell you after reading some of the comments to your article is that there is nothing the local residents need to be concerned with regarding their safety."
Melissa August 13, 2011 at 10:42 PM
This woman was my husband ex of 11 years. The story does not end well, so I think everyone should just know that there is no real danger in the area and I believe arrests had been made the day they found her body. But out of respect for her and her family I don't want to get into specifics. It was a horrible thing and I know the people responsible will be punished accordingly.
Keily Pratt March 04, 2012 at 01:44 AM
I would ask the author to please get in contact with me. Angie was my most favorite thing in this whole world, and I am looking for advise, in regards to trying to get Angie's story on the news. Since, it will soon be the 1 yr. anniversary of her murder. Her family and I are desperate for answers, and justice. Please contact me Victoria, if you have any advise that you could give. It would be greatly appreciated. Warmesr regards, Keily Pratt
bernadine August 24, 2012 at 09:12 PM
Victoria Mitchell, I was trying to send u an email but it keeps coming back. Would you please contact me regrading Angie Picker? bernadine.hennig@yahoo.com
bernadine August 24, 2012 at 09:17 PM
Kerri, I agree there's more to this, If anyone has any info, "ANY" please contact me, a friend of Angie has asked me to help look into this, seems most people that knew her felt more then 1 person was involved. bernadine.hennig@yahoo.com

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