Woman found dead in NW Harris County home during welfare check, sheriff's office says

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Wednesday, January 11, 2023
Woman found dead during welfare check in NW Harris County
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Homicide investigators are looking into a woman's death in northwest Harris County.

HARRIS COUNTY, Texas (KTRK) -- An investigation was underway Tuesday afternoon in northwest Harris County, where a woman was found dead during a welfare check, according to the sheriff's office.

At about 2:45 p.m., deputies with the Harris County Precinct 5 Constable's Office went out to a home in the 14000 block of Elmont Drive after receiving a call for a welfare check.

Once deputies got on the scene, they found a woman dead inside the home.

Details surrounding the woman's death or if foul play is involved were not immediately released. This is an ongoing investigation.