Woman found dead under mattress may have known killer

June 11, 2010 10:36:50 AM PDT
Texas City police believe an elderly woman found dead beneath a mattress was targeted and may have known her killer. Police confirmed that 83-year-old Jean Britt was beaten and strangled. Relatives found her body in her home in the 200 block of Southeast Road on Monday afternoon. Britt hadn't been seen since Friday. Her burned car was later found in Dickinson.

Texas City police don't have any suspects or motive for the murder. They did say there were no signs of a break-in.

If you have any information, you're asked to call Texas City Crime Stoppers at 409-945-8477.


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