Rancho Cordova police who responded to a call of domestic disturbance late Thursday night found a woman dead and her husband injured.
Sacramento Sheriff's Department homicide detectives are investigating circumstances surrounding the 27-year-old woman's death. She and her 32-year-old husband were found inside a home in the 3500 block of Granby Drive.
Officers rendered aid to the woman but she died from stab wounds. The husband, who was not identified, was transported to a hospital for treatment.
The husband's injuries were not considered to be life-threatening, according to the Sacramento County Sheriff's Department. Detectives have yet to interview the man as of 11 a.m. due his medical treatment.
The dead woman's name has not been released by the Sacramento County Coroner's Office.