Police release names of murder victims

Police have named two people found shot to death on Thursday.

Natalie Washington, 52, of Altoona, and Mikal Jackson-Stevenson, 28, of Philadelphia, were found murdered at about 11:30 a.m. on Thursday inside Washington’s first floor apartment at 2606 Beale Avenue, according to Altoona police.

Police said Friday that the relationship between Washington and Jackson-Stevenson remains unclear.

Autopsies are being conducted today and that detectives continue to track down leads in the case. Police continue to ask the public for any video surveillance footage from homes or businesses in the area, particularly from cameras on Beale Avenue Alley.


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