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Dead woman found in bed now being investigated as homicide

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Posted at 4:33 PM, May 26, 2021
and last updated 2021-06-03 08:13:22-04

UPDATE 6/2/21 2:30 p.m. - The case of a woman who was found dead in a bed is now being investigated as a homicide, according to the medical examiner and the Corpus Christi Police Department.

Officials say no arrests have been made and currently there are no suspects.

ORIGINAL STORY 5/26/21 - A local man made a gruesome discovery early Wednesday morning at his apartment in the 4800 block of South Alameda.

Corpus Christi Police said around 1:55 a.m. officers were called to the Sterling Apartments after a man found the body of a woman in his bed.

Police said the man hadn't been home in several weeks, when he returned Wednesday morning he went to his bedroom and that's when he found a dead woman in his bed.

Police said he then exited the apartment and called 9-1-1.

Corpus Christi Police said it's too early to tell if foul play is involved or if the woman died of natural causes.

The Medical Examiner will determine a cause of death, meanwhile, the investigation is ongoing.