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Few Details Released in Woman’s Death

By Staff Reports
The Tube City Almanac
April 30, 2020
Posted in: Crime and Police News

Editor’s Note: This story was edited following publication.

Allegheny County police have released few details in connection with the shooting death of a woman whose body was found near Myer Park on Sunday morning.

On Thursday, the Allegheny County Medical Examiner’s Office confirmed that the victim was Amber Rose Dolby, 38, also known as Amber Bailey.

In a prepared statement, county homicide detectives said McKeesport police and paramedics were dispatched to the corner of Rogena Street and Riverview Avenue just before 5:30 a.m. Sunday when a caller to 9-1-1 reported that a woman was lying in the intersection.

The woman was pronounced dead at the scene of an apparent gunshot wound to the head, county police said.

“Unfortunately, we cannot provide anything further without jeopardizing the investigation,” county police Inspector Michael Peairs said Wednesday.

A cause of death has not yet been released by the medical examiner’s office.

A makeshift memorial, decorated with flowers and candles, was erected Tuesday at the intersection where Dolby’s body was discovered.

The medical examiner’s office said Dolby’s last address was in Duquesne. According to public records, she also had lived in McKeesport, Glassport and Leechburg.

Anyone with information concerning this incident is asked to call the Allegheny County police tip line at 1-833-ALL-TIPS (1-833-255-8477). Callers may remain anonymous.

County police also may be reached via Twitter and Facebook.

Originally published April 30, 2020.

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