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Madison Detectives Investigating Death of Woman at Senior Living Facility


January 24, 2014


Madison Precinct detectives are investigating whether foul play was involved in Thursday night’s death of 76-year-old Mary Lou Shy, who was found deceased just after 11 p.m. on the floor of her apartment at Windlands East senior living facility on East Webster Street.
Shy is believed to have died from head trauma of, at present, an undetermined cause.  She was discovered by an employee of the facility.
As part of the investigation, detectives want to speak with Shy’s son, William Robert Aldridge, Jr., 48, to see if he can provide additional information on the circumstances leading up to his mother’s death.  Repeated attempts to contact/locate Aldridge have been unsuccessful thus far.  Anyone seeing William Robert Aldridge or knowing his whereabouts is asked to contact 862-8600, the police department’s non-emergency number.
The classification of Shy’s death is pending the outcome of the investigation.


William Robert Aldridge