Cops: Woman Killed Herself With Chainsaw
Valerie Nash, 47, was discovered yesterday in Palms neighborhood
By Dustin Lushing,  Newser Staff
Posted Mar 16, 2012 5:22 PM CDT
A file photo of a chainsaw.   (Shutterstock)

(Newser) – A Los Angeles woman was found dead yesterday after apparently committing suicide with a chainsaw. Police say Valerie Nash, 47, was discovered inside her home in Palms by her sister, "with a chainsaw wound on her neck," reports CBS Los Angeles. An LAPD sergeant says, “At this point, we’re investigating it as a suicide, as she left a suicide note."