EAST LIBERTY (KDKA) – Police are investigating after a woman was found dead in her apartment Tuesday morning in East Liberty.

According to neighbors, the woman is 36 or 37-years-old and is believed to be mentally challenged.

The landlord went to check on the property Tuesday morning and noticed the front door to the St. Clair Street apartment was left open.

A neighbor said the landlord told him the woman was allowed to live there, even though no one else lived in the building, because she had nowhere else to go.

According to police, there is no obvious indication of foul play being involved.

No other details have been released and homicide detectives are handling the investigation.

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