EL DORADO COUNTY (CBS13) – Detectives say the death of a 60-year-old woman in El Dorado County has been deemed a homicide.
Helen Hoover was found dead in her home on Dec. 18. Detectives didn’t find any forced entry into home, but her car was missing.READ MORE: Hamilton Fans Evacuated After Fire Alarm Goes Off In Sacramento Convention Center
An autopsy has found that Hoover died from blunt force trauma, changing the investigation from a suspicious death to a homicide.READ MORE: Missing Marysville Teen Carmen Miller May Be Victim Of Sex Trafficking, Police Say
Detectives say Hoover last talked to her friends and family on Nov. 29. Detectives are hoping to try and find out where Hoover was between that day and the day she was found dead.
Hoover’s car – a 2017 Nissan 370Z with the California plate number 8CSX032 – is also still missing.MORE NEWS: Proposed Campground Expansion At Auburn State Recreation Area Draws Concern Over Wildfire Risk
Anyone with information relevant to the case or who sees Hoover’s car is asked to contact detectives at (530) 621-6600.