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MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Authorities have identified the elderly woman who was found murdered in her Minneapolis home on Wednesday.

According to the Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s Office, 76-year-old Lois Ann Swenson was killed on the 2200 block of Vincent Avenue North.

Police arrived there at noon on Wednesday on a welfare check. Inside, they found Swenson dead.

The medical examiner’s office said the cause of death was multiple blunt force injuries.

No arrests had been made as of Thursday evening.

Anyone with information is asked to call Sgt. Luis Porras and Sgt. Ann Kjos at 612-673-2941 or the Police Department’s tip line at 612-692-TIPS.

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