NORFOLK -Police have identified a woman found dead in her home Monday morning.

According to police, the death of 40-year-old Sheree Antoinette Simmons was a homicide. She was found in her residence in the 800 block of Hayes Street around 8:40 a.m. after someone reported seeing an open door.

A cousin said the side door had been open all weekend and when she went to check it Monday morning, she saw blood on it and called police.

Police were still convassing the area for clues Monday night.

Police say results of an autopsy should be available on Tuesday.

Anyone with information can call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.

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