The Mercer County Homicide Task Force and the Hopewell Township Police Department are investigating a homicide that occurred on Tuesday.
Hopewell police responded to a residence on Washington Crossing-Pennington Road just after 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 25, after receiving a call from the homeowner. Upon arrival, police found a deceased female in the house.
Authorities are working to positively identify the victim and an autopsy is scheduled for Wednesday afternoon. There was no forced entry to the residence and authorities believe that this was an isolated incident.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Mercer County Homicide Task Force at (609) 989-6406. Individuals may also call the Trenton Crime Stoppers tip line at (609) 278- 8477. Those wishing to text a tip can send a message labeled TCSTIPS to Trenton Crime Stoppers at 274637.