Owner of Ebony Beauty Supply found dead

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — The owner of a beauty salon is found dead inside her shop, now police are hoping you can help solve this murder.

It was customers who first discovered something was wrong Saturday morning when they showed up for their hair appointments at Ebony Beauty Supply and the doors were locked.

They called police to check out the shop on 27th Street North and that’s when officers found the woman. Investigators say she had been shot. They also believe it may have been a robbery that lead to her death.

Her customers and friends, like Mauritha Lewis, are in shock. Lewis said of the owner that, “she loved everybody out here. Whoever did this was dirty, low down. Lord, bless her. Bless that lady. Just let that person be punished for what they did.”

If you have any information on this homicide investigation, you’re asked to call Birmingham Police at 254-7777.  You can remain anonymous.

Copyright 2014 WIAT-CBS42

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