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HOLLYWOOD (CBSLA) — A murder investigation is underway after the body of an 89-year-old woman was found in an apartment in the heart of Hollywood Wednesday.

LAPD officials say the discovery was made around 12:30 p.m. in the 7000 block of Hawthorne Ave.

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Detectives say the victim’s injuries are consistent with blunt force trauma.

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CBS2/KCAL9’s Lisa Sigell reports the suspect knew the victim but was not related to her.

Police later arrested a 29-year-old male on a murder charge in connection to the case.

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Police are not releasing the victim’s name until next of kin is notified.