A 31-year-old Irvington woman was strangled and shoved into a closet at her apartment as her three young children slept in a nearby room, police said yesterday.
Relatives who arrived at Brenda Brown's first-floor apartment in the 4300 block of Connecticut Avenue in Southwest Baltimore found her in a living room closet just before 9 a.m. yesterday, police said.
Police suspect that she was strangled during a dispute.
Homicide Detective Mark Tomlin said police were seeking Kevin Bennett of the 700 block of Cator Avenue in Guilford for questioning. Mr. Bennett, 27, had lived at the apartment and is the father of Ms. Brown's children, police said.