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Mother found dead in Miami Beach apartment

Security guards call 911 after children say mother had been assaulted

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. – A woman was found dead inside a Miami Beach apartment building Monday night.

Miami Beach police were called to the Flamingo condominium in the 1500 block of Bay Road about 7 p.m.

Security guards called 911 after two children said their mother had been assaulted in their apartment. Police arrived and found the woman's body.

Police didn't say how the woman died, but the death is being investigated as a homicide.

"At this point, detectives are pursuing all available leads," Miami Beach police spokesman Ernesto Rodriguez told Local 10 News.

The children were not hurt.