The suspicious death of a woman found near the railroad tracks on Monday in South Sacramento remains under investigation as the South Sacramento Sheriff's Department has ruled her death a homicide.
The victim, 53-year-old Anna Bernaix of Sacramento, appeared to have been shot according to the department.
A passerby spotted her body near the tracks north of Calvine Road and called 911. Bernaix was declared deceased at the scene by responders.
Sacramento County Sheriff's deputies said the woman had head trauma. Witnesses reported hearing gunshots late Sunday night, but it is not known if those are connected to the woman's death.
Homicide detectives have not identified any suspects at this time.