Woman found dead inside Somerset church

Police in Somerset are investigating after a 70-year-old woman was found dead inside a church, according to media reports.

Ruthie Carolyn New was found dead inside the fellowship hall of Denham Street Baptist Church on Thursday, according to WKYT, the Herald-Leader’s reporting partner. She was found by the church’s pastor.

New’s death is being investigated as a homicide, according to WKYT.

An autopsy was scheduled for Friday, according to LEX 18.