Arlington police are investigating the slaying of a 29-year-old woman found dead by her children inside her apartment Monday.
Edelia Villa Valencia was found dead Monday afternoon in the master bedroom of her apartment in the 2400 block of East Park Row Drive in east Arlington upon her children's arrival home from school, according to a police report.
An autopsy determined that the woman had been strangled, according to the Tarrant County Medical Examiner's office.
The slaying marks the city's 8th homicide on 2011.
Sgt. Dace Clifton, a police spokesman, said police did not release information about the investigation earlier because Valencia's death had not been ruled a homicide until Thursday.
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