Cops: Death of woman in Rhawnhurst 'suspicious'

Police are investigating the death of a 71-year-old woman found inside an apartment in the Northeast's Rhawnhurst neighborhood Monday afternoon as suspicious.

Cops said the woman was pronounced dead in the apartment, on Langdon Street near Borbeck Avenue, at 2:15 p.m. Investigators said there did not appear to be trauma to the woman's body, but that the death was being investigated as suspicious because there were signs of a possible struggle in the apartment.

The death remains under investigation.