Husband arrested after woman found dead in apartment

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SAN DIEGO — A bloody and lifeless woman was discovered in an apartment in Fairmount Park, San Diego police said Sunday.

Officers received a call just after 5:30 p.m. Saturday regarding an assault at an apartment in the 1500 block of 38th Street. Police entered and found a woman unconscious on the floor of the apartment with “major trauma to her upper body,” authorities said.

Paramedics attempted to assist the woman, identified as April Davis, 51, but she was pronounced dead at the scene.

Officers arrested the woman’s husband, Dana Davis, 55, at the scene on suspicion of murder. He was being held at county jail.

San Diego Police Homicide Detectives were investigating the incident, and anyone with additional information was asked to call the Homicide Unit at (619) 531-2293 or Crime Stoppers at (888) 580-8477.

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