For Immediate Release - September 19, 2013

Police looking for a vehicle belonging to a homicide victim

Investigators are looking for the car that belonged to a North Adams homicide victim. 

Police say a blue 2005 Ford Taurus (Massachusetts registration 88ZA27) that was registered to 84 year old ELLEN DEPAOLI is missing from her residence.  They are asking anyone who knows the whereabouts of this vehicle to call the North Adams Police Department at (413) 664-4944.

DEPAOLI’S body was found inside her Walker Street home Tuesday evening.  An autopsy will be performed today at the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, in Boston, to determine the cause of death. 

The investigation is being conducted by the North Adams Police Department, State Police Detectives assigned to the District Attorney’s Office, Officers from the Pittsfield Police Department and Deputies from the Berkshire County Sheriff’s Department, members of the Berkshire County Law Enforcement Task Force.