Police investigate traumatic death of 61-year-old woman in home

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LAUREL, DELAWARE (1/7/2016) Delaware State Police are investigating the death of a 61-year-old woman in a Laurel home.

The woman’s body was found by a family member about 12:25 p.m. today┬áin the first block of W. Sixth St.

State police said she had apparent signs of trauma and was pronounced dead at the scene.

State police homicide detectives are investigating at the request of Laurel police.