A 55-year-old woman was found dead in her North Boone Street residence on Labor Day, prompting a Johnson City Police Department investigation.
In a news release, police said family members advised that Karen Gillenwater, 1001 N. Boone St. , had not been seen outside her residence recently. When they went inside to check her welfare, they found her deceased in a back room.
As with all unattended deaths, the JCPD's Criminal Investigation Unit responded. The unit was continuing the investigation.