According to Fox News, the death of a woman found after an apartment fire early Thursday in the South Side Englewood neighborhood is being investigated as a homicide, authorities said.
Firefighters responded to a working fire in an apartment building at 12:06 a.m. in the 1300 block of West 57th Street, according to Chicago Fire Department spokesperson L. A 38-year-old woman was found dead in a bedroom on the second floor, according to Chicago Police.
Investigators determined her death was a homicide and the scene was turned over to police as a crime scene, according to the fire department. There did not appear to be any working smoke detectors going off in the building. The cause of the fire was still under investigation.