Police investigating death of woman in Cherokee Point

SAN DIEGO (CNS) – San Diego police homicide detectives are investigating the death of a woman whose body was found inside an apartment in Cherokee Point on Wednesday.

The body was discovered by police officers in the apartment in the 3800 block of Cherokee Avenue about 5 p.m. Tuesday, according to San Diego police Lt. Kevin Rooney. Officers went to the apartment at the request of someone who had not seen or heard from the woman since Sunday, he said in a statement.

Rooney said blood was found inside the apartment.

Police withheld the woman's name pending positive identification by the county coroner's office and provided no details on the apparent cause of death.

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