PHOTOS: Woman's death under investigation near downtown

<div class="meta image-caption"><div class="origin-logo origin-image none"><span>none</span></div><span class="caption-text">Sandra Carpio, 24, was found dead in her apartment</span></div>
Police are investigating a death near downtown Houston, and the victim appears to be a young mother.

Police were called to the 1900 block of Runnels in Clayton Homes shortly after 9am. While they haven't yet confirmed details of the crime, witnesses in the area say a young woman was killed. She's said to be a single mother of five, and at least one child was reportedly screaming 'my mom is dead.'

Nearby, officers are searching along the McKee Street bridge, with crime scene tape around the area.

Sharron Melton will have a live report on ABC13 Eyewitness News at 11am.

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