Wednesday, August 23, 2000

Dayton disc jockey was suffocated, coroner says




The Associated Press

        DAYTON, Ohio — The death of radio disc jockey Nikki Brooks, whose body was found at her apartment in March, was ruled a homicide Tuesday.

        Ken Betz, director of the Montgomery County coroner's office, said the woman was suffocated. He said the death was consistent with a hand, pillow or other object being placed over her face.

        Nikki Brooks was the on-air name of Kelly Wilson, 29, who had worked at WROU-FM for nearly a year. Her show aired from 6 to 10 p.m. on the rhythm and blues station.

        A deputy found Ms. Wilson's body in her apartment in suburban Harrison Township on March 27 after co-workers said she had failed to report to work.

       



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