Authorities are still working to determine what led to the death of a woman whose body was found inside a Washington Avenue apartment late last week, according to the Houston Police Department.

The cause of death and the woman’s identity are still pending an autopsy from the county’s medical examiner, according to the department.

Officers at about 6:40 a.m. July 15 responded to the Memorial Heights at Washington apartment complex at 201 South Heights Blvd. to find the woman unresponsive with severe bruising to both her face and body. She was pronounced dead at the scene, according to HPD.

The investigation will continue pending the cause of death results upon an autopsy, according to the department.

Anyone with information in this case is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or call Crime Stoppers at 713-222-8477.

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