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Bibb deputies investigating suspicious death

Police initially went to the woman's home for a welfare check.

MACON, Ga. — A 50-year-old woman was found dead at a Macon apartment complex just after 1 a.m. Saturday, that's according to Bibb County Deputy Coroner Luann Stone.

Deputies went out on a wellness check at the Highland Hills Apartments located at 2275 Gray Highway and found the woman's body. She has been identified as Paula Marie Cunha. 

Cunha was pronounced dead around 2 a.m.

Police are investigating this as a suspicious death, but investigators would not disclose why. They are waiting on autopsy results to give an official cause of death.