Long Island mother found strangled in bed at home; no suspects, police say
WGHP / Nassau County Police
Kelly Bretana Owen, 27, died by criminal asphyxiation, according to the medical examiner.

via WGHP:

SOUTH FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (WGHP) -- Police in Long Island, New York, are searching for a suspect who strangled a woman in her home.

Kelly Bretana Owen, 27, died by criminal asphyxiation, according to the medical examiner.

Owen was a nursing student and a mother of a 6-year-old daughter. She missed picking up her daughter at her afterschool program. Owen's parents found her on her bed at the home she shared with them on Wednesday, Jan. 15.

"We looked at the house," said Nassau Homicide Chief Det. Lt. Stephen Fitzpatrick. "There's no obvious signs of a break-in. We've scoured the area. We're looking into her past, anyone who knows her."

Neighbors were sharing home video security video hoping to spot anyone suspicious entering or leaving Owen's south Farmingdale home.

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