Police in the Winchester said they are investigating a body that was discovered on Sunday.
In a news released issued on Monday, they said they responded to Moore Avenue, in the Winsted part of town. where they found an adult's body.
The woman was identified as 58-year-old Patricia Nikstad.
No other details were released.
Troopers only called it an "active investigation."
State police's Western District Major Crime squad was called to assume the investigation around 8 p.m. on Sunday, according Winchester police.
The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner also responded to the scene and is in the process of conducting an autopsy to determine the cause of death.
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