Neighbors called 911 Monday morning to report a commotion in a the house, police said.
When police arrived, they found the woman dead inside her home in the 9200 block of 15th Street SE.
Investigators were waiting most of the day for a search warrant to enter the home and begin an investigation.
Neighbors said they suspect it could be a case of domestic violence.
No details were released on the woman’s identity or how she was killed.