A 24-year-old mother was murdered in Providence, Rhode Island, around 6 p.m. on Tuesday.
Ashley Masi was found by a family member in a third-floor apartment where she resided on River Ave. Police said her body hadn't been there long.
“It wasn't long, so hopefully we'll get to work on this and wrap this up soon,” Maj. David Lapatin told NBC 10 News. “We're interviewing witnesses now, and hopefully we'll get some breaks this evening.”
Providence police are not releasing information about how she was killed.
Neighbors and friends of the woman said she was a young mother. They told NBC 10 News that they are in shock.
Providence police also told NBC 10 News that they do not yet have a suspect in custody. However, they are investigating people of interest.