The Sacramento County Coroner's Office has identified the woman found dead in her Robla apartment Wednesday night as Kia Vue.
Vue, 77, is believed to be the victim of a homicide; however, Sacramento police have not yet said how she was killed.
According to police, Vue's relatives went to check on her Wednesday night after not having heard from her in about a day. They found her inside the apartment, where she lived alone, and called police.
Police said Vue's body showed "obvious signs of trauma" but have not elaborated.
No arrests have been made.
Anyone with information about this crime is asked to call Crime Alert at (916) 443-HELP.