East Palo Alto police are investigating the homicide of a woman found stabbed to death at 45 Newell Road this morning.
The 48-year-old woman was dead when police arrived on the scene at 6 a.m.; it appeared as if she had been stabbed, according to a tweet from East Palo Alto Police Chief Ron Davis.
Davis stated that statements made by a male in jail who was arrested in Redwood City for drunken driving led East Palo Alto police officers to recover the woman's body.
A person of interest in the death was taken into police custody, according to a report by Bay City News.
More information will be included in this report as it becomes available.
-- Bay City News contributed to this report.