NEWARK, N.J. — Authorities are investigating the death of a 76-year-old woman in Newark as a homicide.
Adela Padilla was discovered dead around 7 a.m. Saturday inside her home on Summer Avenue.
The cause of death is pending autopsy by the medical examiner.
Her death is being investigated as a homicide.
No arrests have been made and an investigation is ongoing.
Clarification: The Essex County Prosecutor's Office initially misspelled Aleda Padilla's name. The story has been updated with the correct spelling.