NBC-4 has the story: Nori Amaya was found dead in her apartment in the 3600-block of 16th Street NW. Police have apparently ruled her death a murder by strangulation. Amaya was the co-owner of Coppi’s Organic Restaurant at 1414 U Street NW. Commenters at the Prince of Petworth and at Mount Pleasant DC Forum are saying that Amaya lived at The Woodner.
According to NBC-4: “Nori Amaya’s death has been ruled a homicide. The cause of death was determined to be strangulation.”