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Mahopac Woman Found Dead In Apparent Homicide

A 75-year-old woman was found dead inside her Mahopac home at Coventry Circle near Astor Drive in Mahopac.
A 75-year-old woman was found dead inside her Mahopac home at Coventry Circle near Astor Drive in Mahopac. Photo Credit: Carmel Police Department
The homicide scene at Coventry Circle near Astor Drive in Mahopac.
The homicide scene at Coventry Circle near Astor Drive in Mahopac. Video Credit: Daily Voice Putnam County

This story has been updated.

PUTNAM COUNTY, N.Y. -- Police are asking the public's help as they search for a suspect after a 75-year-old Mahopac woman was found dead inside her home on Thursday, the victim of an apparent homicide.

Pearla Gatchalian of Coventry Circle was found around 3:18 p.m. after the Carmel Police Department received a call for a medical emergency, said Chief Michael Cazzari.

When officers arrived at the home near Astor Drive, they found Gatchalian dead inside her home, the apparent victim of a homicide, Cazzari said.

The cause of death remains under investigation and is pending an autopsy, he added.

The police department is asking that anyone who may have information to contact the Detective Division at 845-628-1300. All calls will be kept confidential.

The Carmel Police Department is being assisted by the New York State Police, the Putnam County Sheriff’s Department and the Putnam County District Attorney’s Office.

Check back to Daily Voice for updates.

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