Albany, March 16 (IANS) An Indian-origin woman found dead at her apartment in last week was apparently shot in the head, according to media reports.
The 37-year-old Randhir Kaur – a dental student at the University of California in San Francisco – was shot once in the head at her apartment on March 8, police said, according to a CBS San Francisco report on Sunday.
She was reported to have attended prayers at a gurdwara earlier in the day.
When Kaur did not show up the following day, her colleagues became concerned and notified a family member who went to her apartment and found her body, police said.
Detectives found no sign of forced entry into her apartment or foul play. Kaur’s car was found parked and locked at her residence.
On March 9, police found personal items belonging to Kaur inside a trash receptacle, roughly two miles away from her apartment.
Criminalists from the Alameda county sheriff’s crime laboratory have been called to assist in the investigation, which police said was a standard practice for any homicide in the city.
Two additional investigators have been assigned to the case, bringing the total number of full-time investigators to six, along with several part-time personnel, police said.