Woman found dead in Bronx apartment

CLAREMONT, Bronx – Officials are investigating the death of a woman in the Bronx.

Police responded to a call about an unconscious woman inside the Morris Houses on Washington Avenue in the Bronx Tuesday around 2:14 a.m.

When they arrived, officers found 29-year-old Carmela Wallace unconscious and unresponsive with trauma to the face, police said.

EMS responded and pronounced her dead at the scene.

Police said a friend discovered Wallace unconscious.

The cause of death is under investigation.