Broward County

Mom found shot to death on Fort Lauderdale street

Teresa Samuels was found dead on a Fort Lauderdale street Wednesday morning
Teresa Samuels was found dead on a Fort Lauderdale street Wednesday morning

Police found the body of a 40-year-old mother Wednesday outside of a Fort Lauderdale house.

Teresa Samuels, 40, was found around 9:25 a.m. Wednesday.

Police want to know out who fatally shot Samuels, a mother of a girl and Fort Lauderdale native, and left her body in the 1600 block of Northwest Fifth Street in the predawn hours. Police believe Samuels was shot around 1 a.m.

Anyone with information on Samuels’ killing can contact Sgt. Steve Novak at 954-828-5556.

David J. Neal: 305-376-3559, @DavidJNeal

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