Texas City police are investigating the death of an 83-year-old woman as a homicide.
The body of the woman, who was not identified, was found under a mattress in her home Monday afternoon. Police say her car is missing from the driveway. Police have not speculated on the cause of death.
Texas City police Capt. Brian Goetschius tells The Galveston
County Daily News that relatives found her body after becoming
concerned for her welfare. Investigators found no signs of forced entry and all the doors were locked when family members arrived.