Anne Arundel County police identified a woman found dead in Davidsonville Friday morning.
Police say the woman is 37-year old Nicole Burgess. They are calling the death a homicide.
Burgess' body was found by two friends around 11:30 a.m. Friday in a home in the 3300 block of Royale Glen Court. Police say her body had obvious signs of trauma. A dead dog was also found in the home.
Police are working to determine how and why the woman and her dog died.
Anyone with information is asked to contact detective Vince Carbonaro of the homicide unit at 410-222-3453.