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Police continue to investigate the homicide of a 72-year-old woman who was found in her Augusta apartment on Friday, Feb. 22nd.

Police say Audrey Lou Benn was found late Friday afternoon by a friend who had gone to her basement apartment on State Street.

The state medical examiner’s office has ruled the death a homicide, but the cause of death is being withheld.

Maine State Police spokesman Steve McCausland said Benn had no known relatives.

Neighbors said that Benn had lived in her apartment for nearly a decade.