By Chris Sheppard
SWANSEA, Mass. - State and local police are investigating an apparent homicide, which they say happened early Saturday morning.
Police say they received a phone call shortly after 5:30 a.m. Saturday. The caller told police that a woman had died in her home at 500 Ocean Grove Avenue.
Once police arrived, they quickly determined that Lisa Mello, 51, had likely been murdered. Swansea police called in Massachusetts State police Detectives and Homicide unit to investigate Mello's death.
Police had no word on if there are any suspect, and have not yet made any arrests.
Officials are working to determine Mello's cause of death.
ABC6 News will have more on this situation as it develops.