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Elk Grove police investigate death of woman found in apartment

Elk Grove police are investigating as a homicide the death of a woman whose body was found Wednesday afternoon at an apartment in the 9200 block of Franklin Boulevard.

Officers responded at 4:53 p.m. to the Terracina at Laguna Creek Apartments regarding a woman in her 30s who had been found in an apartment, unresponsive, by a relative, according to a Police Department news release.

Medical personnel arrived and confirmed that the woman was dead. Police said there were obvious signs of trauma to the woman’s body.

Detectives are investigating the circumstances that led to the woman’s death. Her name has not been released.

Anyone with information pertaining to the investigation is asked to call the Elk Grove Police Department Detective Bureau at (916) 478-8060, or Crime Alert at (916) 443-4357. Callers to Crime Alert can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000. Tips also can be sent via SMS text message by entering 274637 on a cell phone, followed by Tip 732 and the message.

Call The Bee’s Cathy Locke, (916) 321-5287.