A 72-year-old woman was found dead inside her north Houston home Thursday with “evidence of trauma” on her body.
Houston police responded to the home on reports of a suspicious death at about 1 p.m., KPRC reported.
The station said the woman’s son used a key to get inside when family members noticed that Dorris Williams hadn’t shown up for the family’s Zoom session.
Our homicide detectives are en route to a residence in the 700 block of Granville, near N. Shepherd on reports an elderly woman was found deceased in the home about 1 pm today. There is evidence of trauma to the woman’s body. No other info is known at this time. #hounews pic.twitter.com/g9E8Zm3Qcn
— Houston Police (@houstonpolice) August 19, 2021
Williams’ sister told KPRC the family kept close tabs on each other.
Investigators are working to determine the cause of death and have released no further details.
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[Featured image: Crime scene/Houston Police Department]