Woman found dead in her Long Island home was ‘victim of violence’

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FARMINGVILLE, N.Y. (PIX11) -- Investigators are probing the grisly discovery of a 36-year-old woman found dead in her home as a homicide, authorities said Monday.

Officers were called about 3 p.m. Sunday to the home of Monica Lino on Berkshire Drive in Farmingville.

The Suffolk County Police Department says Lino was a "victim of violence."

Police have not released an exact cause of death but said Lino's death has been classified as a homicide.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers 800-220-TIPS.

Police from Nassau and Suffolk counties are on the scene in Merrick July 28, 2014, investigating a possible connection to the slaying of a 36-year-old woman in Farmingville. (Photo: PIX11's Keith Lopez)

Police from Nassau and Suffolk counties are on the scene in Merrick July 28, 2014, investigating a possible connection to the slaying of a 36-year-old woman in Farmingville. (Photo: PIX11's Keith Lopez)