Deputies investigating homicide scene in northern Travis County Thursday night

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AUSTIN ( -- Authorities are investigating a homicide scene in northern Travis County after a woman was found dead with "obvious injuries," officials said.

The Travis County Sheriff's Office says its deputies responded to a welfare check call at 5:19 p.m. Thursday afternoon in the 1700 block of West Wells Branch Parkway.

Detectives sought and were granted a search warrant for the premises, and searched the home overnight. That investigation is ongoing as of Friday morning.

Anyone with information on the case is urged to call TCSO's tip line at 512-854-1444, or Travis County Crime Stoppers at 512-472-8477.

It's the fifth homicide investigation of the year for TCSO.

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