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Man arrested, charged with homicide after a woman was found dead in Phoenix home

The Phoenix Police Department discovered a woman dead in her south Phoenix home on Friday.
Credit: Phoenix Police Department

PHOENIX — The Phoenix Police Department has arrested a man in connection with a homicide in south Phoenix on Sunday. 

Police found a woman dead in a south Phoenix residence on Friday morning after a witness discovered the woman's remains at about 11 a.m. at a home in the 5600 block of West Pueblo Ave.

The deceased displayed obvious signs of trauma, leading investigators to believe she may have been the victim of a homicide. 

On Sunday, 35-year-old Eddie Lauderdale was arrested and is facing charges including one count of weapons and explosives, one count of homicide and one count of crimes against children, police said. 

Lauderdale and the victim, 41-year-old Sheronda Dyer, have a child together, according to police. 

Phoenix police said its investigation is ongoing.

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