Elderly woman found dead in her Colorado Springs home

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Police found the dead body of an elderly woman in her home on Tuesday after neighbors contacted officers concerned for her welfare.
Officers arrived at the home located at 834 Darby Street in the area of Dirksland Street and Edwinstoe Avenue on Tuesday around 11:35 a.m. after neighbors said they had not seen the homeowner for nearly a week.
According to authorities, the homeowner was an elderly woman who had become a recluse since her husband’s death two years ago.
At the home, they were able to see her through the front window on the hallway floor. They forced entry and discovered that the woman had been dead for several days.
Police said nothing suspicious was found.


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