WOODHAVEN, Queens (PIX11) — A 78-year-old woman was found dead at the bottom of a staircase inside a Queens home Wednesday night, police said.

Officers discovered Luz Porras, 78, with trauma to her face inside a home on 91st Street around 8:20 p.m., according to the NYPD. First responders declared the woman dead at the scene.

It was unclear if the woman may have been a victim of a crime or possibly fell down the stairs. The city’s medical examiner will determine the cause of death. 

The investigation remains ongoing.

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