An elderly woman has been killed in her home in east Shreveport.

The Caddo Parish Coroner's office has identified the woman as 82-year-old Kathleen Cates. She was found dead in her home in the 800 block of East Washington Street in Shreveport's Anderson Island neighborhood.

Police responded to a 911 from a family member just before 8:30 p.m.and found the victim.

Cates has been stabbed several times. Police are on the hunt for a man and woman who came to her house to rake the yard.

Detectives believe the murderers also stole the victims car, a gold 2005 Honda Accord with the license tag NKL 858.

At this point no suspects have been identified.



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