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Victim May Have Been Killed During Home Break-in

(LEDBETTER, Ky.) -- State police say the death of 61-year-old Margaret Anderson in her western Kentucky home at Ledbetter is being treated as a suspected homicide, possibly during a home break-in.

A neighbor found Andersons body yesterday inside her home off U-S 60 and called police.

Investigators didnt state a cause of death other than terming it a suspected homicide, pending results of an autopsy today in Louisville. Trooper Barry Meadows says it is possible the homicide occurred during a break-in.

Meadows said Andersons last known contact with anyone was talking with her family on Saturday. He says her death could have been a day or two before the body was discovered.

Ledbetter is eight miles east, southeast of Paducah.

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