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MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – A woman was found dead inside a home in the Pleasant Hill neighborhood in Macon around 11 a.m. Thursday morning.

Bibb County Coroner Leon Jones says the cause of death was blunt force trauma to the head and strangulation.

The Bibb County Sheriff’s Office has identified her as Brenda Faulkner.  She was found inside the home by a family member. The sheriff’s office plans to treat the home as a crime scene until they can determine what happened.

According to a news release, Bibb deputies responded to the home at 1776 First Avenue because of a person down.

The sheriff’s office had been looking for Faulkner’s 2002 Ford Mustang, but the vehicle was eventually recovered on the 4200 block of Robinson Circle around 3:30 p.m. Investigators are looking at the incident as a homicide.

If anyone has information concerning this investigation, you’re asked to call the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office at 478-751-7500 or Macon Regional Crimestoppers at 1-877-68CRIME.

41NBC will continue to update this story as more information becomes available.

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