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Daughter finds mother dead in Anderson home; death ruled a homicide

UPDATE: The woman found dead in her Anderson home on Monday has been identified as Janet Hart, police confirmed Thursday.

ANDERSON, Ind. (WISH) — A woman was found dead Monday afternoon in her home by her daughter, and Anderson Police Department says it’s a homicide.

At 3:49 p.m. Monday, Anderson police went to a home in the 1600 block of Meridian Street for an unknown disturbance.

Officers arrived to the scene and contacted the 28-year-old caller, who led them to her deceased 49-year-old mother, police said.

Detectives have a suspect in custody and will release more details later, the department said in a news release.

The Madison County Coroner’s Office will perform an autopsy to determine the cause of death.

The woman’s identity was not released Monday night.