Woman's Death Prompts Investigation in Lancaster

A woman was found dead in Lancaster, prompting an investigation, authorities said Saturday.

The woman's body was reported at 11:23 p.m. Friday in the 43200 block of Doverwood Court, said Sgt. Aura Sierra of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.

Deputies were dispatched to the location regarding a medical emergency and upon their arrival contacted a resident who told them a woman was at his residence fixing an appliance, the Sheriff's Information Bureau reported.

He had briefly left his home and upon returning saw that she was on the floor unresponsive. Deputies said she had suffered from blunt force trauma to the upper body.

The woman was pronounced dead at the scene, Sierra said.

Her cause of death was not reported and authorities did not say whether foul play is suspected in her death.

The woman was identified by colleagues at Arrow Appliance as Lyndi Fisher in a Facebook post on the company's page. 

"Last night Arrow Appliance tragically lost one of our family. Our service technician Lyndi Fisher was murdered while completing her last service call of the day. We are all in shock and will miss her bright ray of sunshine everyday. Our love and prayers go out to her family and friends," the post stated. 

Sheriff's homicide detectives asked anyone with any regarding her death to call them at (323) 890-5500.

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