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Fort Lauderdale Police Seek Information On Dead Woman Found Near Roadway

MIAMI (CBSMiami) - The Fort Lauderdale Police Department is asking for the public's help with any information into the shooting death of a woman at first thought to be a victim of a hit-and-run.

The victim, identified by police as 47-year-old Sheila Strope, of Fort Lauderdale, was found at around 7:30 a.m. in the 900 block of Northwest 10th Avenue.

Sheila Strope
Sheila Strope (FLPD)

Police said Strope was found dead near the roadway and at first thought to have been the victim of a hit-and-run.

Further investigation revealed Strope actually died from a gunshot wound and no vehicles were involved.

Anyone with information is encouraged to call Fort Lauderdale Police at 954-828-6093 or Broward Crime Stoppers at 954-493-TIPS (8477).

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