A 57-year-old Elkhart woman was found dead and police say she was the victim of a homicide.
The woman, Sherry Houston, was found in a home in the 1200 block of Prairie Street.
Officers with the Elkhart Police Department were called to the home for a welfare check on Monday, March 26.
Members of the Elkhart County Homicide Unit and a Deputy Coroner responded to the scene and started a death investigation.
An autopsy was conducted on Tuesday, the results of which indicated her death was due to homicide.
The case remains under investigation by the Elkhart County Homicide Unit.