Sunday night at approximately 9:30 p.m. Shelton Police were dispatched to 7 Hickory Lane for a sudden death call. Upon arrival, police officers discovered a 52- year-old woman dead in the home.  

The circumstance surrounding the death appeared to be suspicious, police said.
Further investigation revealed that the death was a homicide.  
 
The Shelton Police Department with the assistance of the Connecticut State Police Major Crime Division is actively investigating.