By CBSLA Staff

LANCASTER (CBSLA) – Authorities have detained a man in connection with the slaying of a woman at a home in Lancaster early Friday morning.

Jan. 22, 2021. (CBSLA)

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputies were called to a burglary at a home in the 2200 block of Morningside Avenue just after 12:30 a.m.

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They arrived to find a woman in her 40s dead inside the home and a man at the scene covered in blood, a sheriff’s spokesperson told reporters.

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The victim was not immediately identified.

Authorities believe the man lived nearby and the killing may have stemmed from a domestic dispute. He was taken into custody. His name was also not released.

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The exact cause of the woman’s death was not immediately disclosed.