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Police investigate homicide in Milwaukee's Harambee neighborhood, man turns himself in

Milwaukee Police are investigating a homicide that happened around 10:35 p.m. on Saturday in the 3300 block of N. Palmer Street.

A 35-year-old woman was pronounced dead at the scene of the crime. A 30-year-old man, identified as a family member, turned himself into police for the crime.

The victim has been identified as 35-year-old Shakira Hicks.

Milwaukee Fire Department say they were called to this address at 11:05 p.m. for a small fire that resulted in one fatality. Fire extinguishers were able to put out the fire. Milwaukee Fire believe Shakira Hicks died from burns.

Milwaukee Police continue to investigate this incident and will present the case to the Milwaukee County District Attorney's Office in the coming days for charges.



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