The death of a woman on the west side of Columbus has led the Columbus Police Department to activate the multi-agency death investigation team.

Columbus Public Safety Spokesman Lt. Matt Myers says the woman, identified as being early to middle aged, was found in an apartment on the city‘s west side Tuesday afternoon. Officers  were called to the apartment after employees found the unresponsive woman. Myers says paramedics along with other first responders arrived on the scene and  were quickly able to determine that the female was deceased.

As of 5 p.m. Tuesday, authorities were in the process of obtaining a search warrant for the apartment. Myers added that no further information, including the victim‘s identity, will be released until authorities are ready.