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Stamford police investigating suspicious West Side death

November 27, 2018

STAMFORD — Police are investigating the suspicious death of a 36-year-old woman that happened in the West Side’s Southwood Square apartment complex, police said.

The woman’s identity is being withheld pending notification of next of kin, police said.

The department’s Major Crimes Unit is investigating, and the State Office of the Chief Medical Examiner is scheduled to conduct an autopsy early Wednesday, said Lt. Thomas Scanlon

Hector Lopez, 42, was arrested Tuesday and charged with withholding medical treatment from the victim, Scanlon said. Lopez is in police custody.

Police are requesting that anyone with information related to the incident or who has had any recent contact with Lopez to call Sgt. Christopher Broems at 203-977-4420.

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