A Beale Air Force Base airman who was found dead at her Penn Valley residence Monday night has been identified by as Master Sgt. Rachael Hawkins Bell.
Bell, 41, was assigned to the 9th Operations Support Squadron as the superintendent of the intelligence section, according to a news release. Her home of record was Chico.
Beale officials said the cause of death is under investigation by the Nevada County Sheriff's Office in coordination with the county coroner. They said more information will be released as it becomes available.