PALO ALTO — An autopsy performed by the Medical Examiner-Coroner Office of a deceased female has been ruled a homicide. The Palo Alto Police Department has confirmed that Jenny Shi died from multiple stab wounds.
Homicide investigators are asking anyone who knew the victim to talk with investigating officers about any possible suspects. Shi rented to multiple tenants who lived in her home and she was also was a well-known and liked acupuncturist.
The Palo Alto Police Department stated, “on Thursday, July 7, 2016, at about 7:42 p.m., our 24-hour dispatch center received a call reporting suspicious circumstances at a residence in the 300 block of Creekside Drive.” Once officers arrived at the residence they located an non responsive female identified as 65-year-old Jenny Shi.
According to the Department, “Detectives still have no significant leads, but believe it is more likely than not that the unknown suspect knew the victim.” During the onset of the investigation a family member reported that they had gone to the home and had found Shi inside.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call our 24-hour dispatch center at 650-329-2413. Anonymous tips can be e-mailed to email@example.com or sent via text message or voice mail to 650-383-8984.