Woman Found Dead in Niagara Street Apartment

September 7, 2013 Updated Sep 7, 2013 at 8:53 PM EDT

By Mitch Simon

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Woman Found Dead in Niagara Street Apartment

September 7, 2013 Updated Sep 7, 2013 at 8:53 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) - Buffalo Police are investigating the death of a woman found dead in her apartment Friday afternoon.

Police say the woman's body was discovered in her apartment in the 200 block of Niagara Street around 4 p.m. after responding to a "check the welfare" call.

Chief of Detectives, Dennis J. Richards, said the circumstances appear to be suspicious.

Erie County medical examiners are expected to conduct an autopsy today. We will have the latest information as it becomes available.