Authorities said the death of a woman found inside a Rockdale County home is a homicide.

NEW: ‘Suspicious’ death of Rockdale County woman ruled homicide

The GBI has ruled the death of a Conyers woman found inside a Rockdale County home Friday as a homicide.

Sheriff’s deputies previously said the death of Loretta Goolsby, 58, “appears suspicious,” reported. 

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Goolsby’s body was found inside a home in the 1400 block of Lester Road by deputies responding to a missing person call, said Rockdale County sheriff’s spokeswoman Yolande Moore. Moore could not confirm how the body was found or the manner of death, but she said investigators have identified a person of interest in the case. 

The GBI’s Crime Lab handled the autopsy.

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