By Joan Murray

MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Miami-Dade police are investigating a disturbing discovery at the Verde Gardens housing complex in Miami-Dade near Homestead Wednesday.

The body of a woman who was seven months pregnant was found in the middle of a park.

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Friends identify the woman as 21-year-old Kay Nelson who has two small children.

Police are calling the discovery a ‘death investigation’ and aren’t saying how the woman died or if they are looking for a suspect.

A resident who called 911 tells CBS4 that her son looked at the body and believed he saw a gunshot wound to the face but police won’t confirm that information.

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“She’s been here three years and we loved her,” said Elvira Miller who said that Nelson lived with her daughter and grandchildren.

“She loved to laugh. She Was a good mother. She didn’t deserve this.”

“If anybody saw or heard anything don’t be afraid to say so,” said Miller.

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Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (305) 471-8477 or (305) 471-TIPS.