Medical examiner IDs woman found ‘burned beyond recognition’ in garage

MILWAUKEE — The Milwaukee County Medical Examiner’s Office on Monday morning, May 6 identified the woman found “burned beyond recognition” as a 25-year-old Natalya Nicholson from Milwaukee.

The woman’s body was found in a garage near 15th and Burleigh on Wednesday, May 1.

Natalya Nicholson

Natalya Nicholson

Garage fire near 15th and Burleigh

Garage fire near 15th and Burleigh

According to police, officers were sent to the scene shortly before 5 a.m.on May 1 when a parking enforcement officer spotted the fire.

Anyone with additional information on this case is urged to contact the Milwaukee Police Department at 414-935-7360.

Milwaukee Alderwoman Milele Coggs offered this statement:

“I offer my condolences to her loved ones and I am hopeful the case can be solved to provide some measure of peace to the family.”

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