Friendswood woman's death ruled homicide

December 31, 2008 11:44:21 AM PST
Friendswood police are have ruled the death of a woman found floating in a hot tub a homicide. [SIGN UP: Get headlines and breaking news sent to you]

The body of 31-year-old Francisca Marie Calkins was discovered Sunday at a home in the 200 block of Chester Drive. Officials say the original call went out as an accidential drowning, but the medical examiner says the death was a homicide. Police believe the woman may have been physically assaulted.

There's no word yet on a motive but officials say they do not believe the crime was random.

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