Woman found dead in West Oak Lane home

A mother was found dead from head trauma in her West Oak Lane house Saturday night, police said.

A woman flagged down police around 9:39 p.m. and asked them to check on her mother at their home on 21st Street near Eastburn Avenue, police said.

Police went to check on the woman's 46-year-old mother and found her face down in a second-floor bedroom of the house suffering from head trauma, according to authorities.

The victim was pronounced dead on scene at 9:55 p.m. and homicide investigators have taken the case, police said.