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This is the home where Lashonda Moye and Nathan Mitchell were found in a bathtub. Moye was later pronounced dead. (Credit: Pattie Shieh)

According to the Harris County Medical Examiner, a woman whose body was found in a bathtub last week was strangled. Lashonda Moye was found dead on June 4 in her southwest Houston home. Police received a call from the home located in the 10200 block of Cherry Limb around 3:15 that morning. The caller told 911 that someone was trying to break in.

Dispatchers called the number back, but no one answered. When officers went to investigate, they found Moye’s body. Her boyfriend Nathan Mitchell, was also in the tub; he was alive. He was also taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. Both Moye and Mitchell were partially dressed and were sitting in water in the tub.

According to officers, there were no signs of forced entry at the home and neither Moye nor Mitchell had any obvious wounds or trauma. No charges have been filed in Moye’s death. She is survived by two sons.

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