Body found in Carmel Mountain home, homicide investigators on scene

SAN DIEGO - A woman was found dead under suspicious circumstances Thursday at a Carmel Mountain apartment complex.

San Diego police were notified about the death in the 11700 block of Stoney Peak Drive shortly after 9 a.m., SDPD public affairs Lt. Kevin Mayer said. A friend of the 51-year-old victim got concerned when she did not show for work. The friend called 911 at about 9:15 a.m. after finding the victim unconscious in her home.

The woman was pronounced dead at the scene. Her name was withheld pending family notification.

Homicide detectives were called in to investigate, Mayer said..

There were no obvious signs of trauma, and the cause of death is unknown pending an autopsy, police said.  It was not immediately clear why the death was considered suspicious.

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