MODESTO (CBS13) — Homicide detectives are investigating after a body was found in a Modesto home Friday morning, the Stanislaus County Sheriff’s Office said.
The body was found inside of a home just a few blocks northwest of the city’s airport. Deputies were dispatched to the home after a caller — shortly after 6:30 a.m. — requested a welfare check for a possibly deceased woman at a residence along Canal Street, the sheriff’s office said.READ MORE: Longtime Friend Remembers Veteran, Retired Correctional Officer Killed In Road Rage Shooting
When no one answered the deputies’ knocks on the front door, they entered to find the woman dead.READ MORE: Suspects In Caldor Fire Deny Any Wrongdoing; Claim They Called 911 After Seeing Flames
Though the woman’s death is being investigated as a homicide, the sheriff’s office did not have any details on the circumstances of her death. Her name has also not yet been released.
An individual was detained in connection to the investigation, but the sheriff’s office had not announced an arrest as of Friday afternoon.MORE NEWS: Mugshot Released Of Michael Kelley, The Man Accused Of Driving Drunk, Killing 4 People On I-80
No further information was available.