Crime Pitt student found dead inside Pittsburgh home

21:30  09 october  2017
21:30  09 october  2017 Source:   CBS News

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PITTSBURGH -- A University of Pittsburgh student was found dead at a home in a Pittsburgh neighborhood over the weekend, police said.

Neighbors looked on at the crime scene from their front porches Sunday afternoon, CBS station KDKA-TV reports.

"We didn't hear anything, and I didn't see anything," said neighbor Nancy D'andrea.

She saw two people standing in front of the home who were clearly upset.

"I feel so bad because I saw a guy and a lady, they were crying so loud I thought maybe they was her boyfriend or anything but after I realize I think was the mother and the father," she said.

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Pittsburgh police Officer Christine Luffey said many of the decomposed animals were found inside cat litter containers with lids on them at the 45th Street home of Marcia DiNardo, 67, and Thomas Crory, 59.

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Police responded to the home just before 9 a.m. Sunday. That's when they found the 20-year-old woman on the second floor. Paramedics pronounced her dead at the scene from blunt force trauma.

The Allegheny County Medical Examiner's Office has identified the victim as Alina Sheykhet. Through Facebook, Sheykhet's brother said that he found out about his sister's death on his 25th birthday.

Neighbors said the home was just rented out last month but don't know anything about the people who live there. Police are trying to find out anything they can. They do believe Sheykhet was murdered sometime overnight.

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"At this point, we are actively interviewing people in the area and canvassing the area looking for further information," Pittsburgh police Sgt. William Vollberg said.

Meantime, people who knew Sheykhet are stunned.

Alex McCleary posted on Twitter: "Heartbroken that this happened to such a beautiful, sweet, and innocent girl. You are loved Alina. Praying for the Sheykhet family."

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