Woman found dead in NE Harris County home during welfare check

HARRIS COUNTY, Texas – Homicide detectives are investigating the death of a woman whose body was discovered in her home after she was noticed to have been missing since Wednesday, deputies said. 

Authorities conducted a welfare check on the woman around 5 a.m. Sunday at 20206 Fox Haven Lane. 

When deputies arrived they felt something was wrong and then discovered the woman's body.

Deputies said her body displayed signs of  trauma and her car was missing from the home. 

Homicide detectives are working to determine the cause of the woman's death. 

The woman's identity has not been released.