Pennsylvania State Police said a woman is dead and they have started a homicide investigation in Franklin County.

Police said troopers were called to the 3700 block of Mountain Shadow Circle in Greene Township at 11:29 a.m. Thursday to conduct a welfare check on the residence. Police then discovered a woman's body outside the residence.

The Franklin County Coroner was called to the scene, and police said they are conducting a homicide investigation.

Police noted that the public is not in danger.

No further information was immediately available.

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