Woman killed days after celebrating 50th birthday

Coroner ID's Park Hill homicide victim

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) – A woman shot to death at the Park Hill Housing Complex Saturday has been identified as police continue their search for a suspect.

Coroner Jo-Ann Farmer says Stephanie Kittrell died from a gunshot wound. Her body was discovered on a sidewalk in the 1200 block of West Hill Street just after 5 p.m. and was pronounced dead a short time later.

Kittrell just celebrated her 50th birthday on the July 4 holiday.

This isn’t the first time tragedy has struck Kittrell’s family. Her son Raymone Shirley was also killed in a homicide in May 2009.

LMPD’s Homicide Unit is continuing their investigation.

If you have any information you are asked to call the Anonymous Tip Line at 574-LMPD. 

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