Homicide investigation underway after woman found dead in City Heights

SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – Homicide detectives Friday were investigating the death of a 53-year-old woman found inside her City Heights home.

The discovery was reported shortly before 8:05 p.m. Thursday at a residence on Estrella Avenue between University and Polk avenues, San Diego police Sgt. Michael Tansey said.

The 53-year-old woman was found by her daughter inside the City Heights residence with signs of trauma to her upper body, according to police.

No suspect descriptions were immediately available.

Anyone with information about the slaying was urged to call the SDPD homicide unit at 619-531-2293, or the San Diego County Crime Stoppers’ anonymous tip line at 888-580-8477.

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