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Mansfield Police talk outside of 157 West Raleigh Avenue, where a suspicious death is being investigated.

MANSFIELD -- The Mansfield Police Department is investigating Friday afternoon the "suspicious death" of a woman in her 20s, according to Capt. Shari Robertson

Several members of the Mansfield Police Department were on the scene at approximately 1:30 p.m. outside of the 157 W. Raleigh Ave. home, interviewing potential witnesses.

The female was found unresponsive in the home by a family member who had come to check on her well being, police said. T

he investigation is currently in its early stages and ongoing as detectives continue to work the scene in an effort to determine what led to the victim’s death, police said.

The victim is not being identified at this time as police await positive identification from the Richland County Coroner’s Office.

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Noah Jones is host to The Open Mic Podcast -- available on Apple Podcasts! He is the crime, education and music reporter for Richland Source. He is a native of St. Louis, Missouri and a giant Cardinals fan.