Tuesday March 5, 2019
A woman was found dead under possibly suspicious circumstances in a City Heights apartment Monday.The
sister of the 36-year-old woman went to check on her with the property
manager and found her lying on a bed non-responsive. The woman's husband
has not been located and is considered a person of interest, according
The fatality in the 4000 block of Van Dyke Avenue was reported shortly before 9 a.m., according to San Diego police.
The victim, whose most recent contact with her family
was on Saturday, had suffered suspicious wounds to her upper body, Lt.
Anthony Dupree said.
Several of the victim's relatives gathered
outside her home to express their heartbreak. Loved ones also spoke with
News 8 and identified the victim as Muna Kuri.
Said Abiyow says
he represents the Somali community in City Heights and says Kuri was
well known in the area. He said she had lived in San Diego for several
years and had her own business. She ran a daycare near 68th and Mohawk
streets in the College East neighborhood.
Parents reportedly tried to drop off their kids at the daycare Monday morning but Kuri wasn't there.
Homicide detectives were called in to look for any evidence of criminal involvement in the death, Officer Dino Delimitros said.