CARSON, Calif.–Sheriff’s homicide detectives today were investigating the suspicious death of a woman whose body was found in Carson after a call for a welfare check.

The woman was found around 4 p.m. Thursday in the 1100 block of Poppy Drive and pronounced dead at the scene, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.

Homicide detectives were sent to the address to investigate what is being called a suspicious death, sheriff’s officials said.