NATCHEZ, Miss. (WJTV) – The death of a 63-year-old woman in Adams County has been ruled a homicide.

The Natchez Democrat reported an autopsy showed the cause of Doretha Fitzgerald’s death was blunt force trauma to the head.

Fitzgerald’s body was found just after 8:00 a.m. on Sunday, June 5 behind DeMarco Square apartments on Saint Catherine Street in Natchez.

Police have not released any additional information at this time.