Prosecutors: Atlantic City woman found dead in apparent homicide

Police are investigating following a suspected homicide in Atlantic City.

Around 11:30 p.m., police responded to Tennessee Avenue, where they discovered the victim's body.

Officials have since identified the victim, who suffered significant blunt force head trauma, as 56-year-old Vernell K. Vance.

An autopsy has been tentatively scheduled for Monday.

This is an ongoing investigation. No arrests have been made at this time.

Anyone with information involving serious crimes is urged to call the Atlantic County Prosecutor's Office at (609) 909-7800 or visit the prosecutor's office website.

People can also call Crime Stoppers, which offers cash rewards for information leading to the arrest and indictment of those who commit crimes in Atlantic County, at (609) 652-1234 or 1-800-658-8477 (TIPS) or by visiting Crime Stoppers.