The Jacksonville Police Department is investigating the death of a Jacksonville woman as a homicide, said the Calhoun County coroner.

Tracy Callaway Strange, 48, was declared dead at Jacksonville Medical Center Sunday. Coroner Pat Brown said the hospital called the police about 4 a.m. Sunday to report the death. Brown was unsure how the woman arrived at the hospital.

“The cause of death is blunt force trauma,” Brown said. “It is being investigated as a homicide.”

The Jacksonville Police Department is investigating, he said.

Attempts to reach officials with the Jacksonville Police Department for comment late Sunday afternoon were unsuccessful.


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