SALISBURY, N.C. (QUEEN CITY NEWS) — A homicide investigation is underway after a woman was found dead following an apparent assault, Salisbury Police said Monday.

Officers responded to calls regarding the discovery of a body around 9:07 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 17, near 801 Park Avenue.

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Nohemy Hernandez-Laines, 35, was found and pronounced dead at the scene after an unsuccessful attempt at life-saving measures was performed by Medic.

Salisbury Police said the injuries were consistent with an assault.

There is no mention of a suspect at this time and this remains an active investigation.