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DALLAS - Police are searching for a person of interest after finding an elderly woman dead Thursday night in Dallas.

According to a statement released by Sgt. Cpl. Gerardo Monreal, a 911 call was made at about 10:16 p.m. Thursday.

Upon arriving at the scene, officers discovered 72-year-old Mouda Erskine dead from blunt force trauma to the head. According to the statement, the victim's car and several items appeared to be missing from the residence in the 3900 block of Latimer Street.

Monreal said they are following several leads in the case and are searching for a person of interest, who they have not identified.

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