The Sheriff’s Department has identified the woman found dead Saturday morning in a Santa Margarita home as Janet Lucille McCarthy, 44.
Investigators on Saturday continued investigating McCarthy's death. According to the Sheriff's Department, McCarthy had medical problems, but “in an abundance of caution” investigators have decided to conduct an autopsy this week.
McCarthy was planning to leave town on a trip, investigators said. She was found about 5:15 a.m. in the home in the 22000 block of K Street in Santa Margarita.
Investigators on Saturday were going over the scene and interviewing her friends and family.
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Additional details were not released.