BREAKING: Homicide Investigation Underway on Westchester Dr.

MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) --  Mobile Police have confirmed a homicide investigation is underway in Mobile near Theodore.

According to Police the victim is a female.  The investigation is near Westchester Drive.

The Mobile Police Chief says the body of a white female was found in the front yard.  She was pronounced dead at the scene.  At this time Police are not releasing the name of victim until family has been notified. Mobile Police says the victim is a mother, possibly in her mid 40's.

The Chief says there is a person of interest, but they are not releasing the name of the suspect.

A spokes woman for Mobile Police says the initial call came across as a reported kidnapping, but the person who was kidnapped was returned back to the location.

Witnesses on the scene say they heard gunshots, went outside and found a woman found face down outside her home.

News 5 is on the scene and will bring you more information as it becomes available.

Mobile County

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