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Police ID woman found dead in Riverdale

Friday - 8/31/2012, 1:06pm  ET

RIVERDALE, Md. - Prince George's County police are identifying a woman who was found dead inside her Riverdale home last week.

Police say 32-year-old Maritza Alfaro-Abarca was found at her home in the 5600 block of Kennedy Street around 8:30 p.m. last Friday. Authorities say Alfaro-Abarca had been stabbed. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police say officers had gone to the home to check on Alfaro-Abarca's welfare. Police have not said what prompted them to go to the scene.

There were no signs of forced entry at the home.

Police are still investigating.

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