Construction crews contracted to work on a 76-year old woman's home came across the owners body Tuesday morning. A police investigation has revealed that the death appears to be the result of a homicide. She was found just before 7 a.m. in the backyard of her home on the 300 block of East Forest Avenue. No one else was on the property or inside of the home.The woman's name has not been released yet and the circumstances of her death remain under investigation, according to ABC7. The victims car was also stolen and authorities are currently asking for any tips to track down the suspect.
Anyone with information is urged to contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500. Anonymous tips can be provided online to LA Crime Stoppers or by calling 800-222-TIPS (8477).