Woman Killed in Burlington Now Identified

KILJ now has additional information regarding the death of a woman in Burlington on December 5th. An autopsy was completed on the victim of a gunshot incident, and the victim has been identified as 35-year-old Krystal Hope Lopez of Burlington. Additional information will be provided as it becomes available.


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On December 5, 2023, at approximately 9:59 p.m., Burlington Police Officers were dispatched to a residence in the 1000 Blk of Elm St., in Burlington, for an unresponsive female. Upon arrival Officers located a deceased female victim who appeared to have suffered a single gun shot wound.


The facts and circumstances surrounding this case are still under investigation. An autopsy is scheduled for December 7, 2023 and no further details will be released at this time.


The Burlington Police Department believes there is no immediate threat to the community in regards to this incident.


The Burlington Police Department’s Criminal Investigation Division is being assisted in the investigation by the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation.