BROOKLYN - Police are investigating after a woman was found dead in a Clinton Hill apartment.

Officials say the woman was found unconscious inside a third-floor apartment on Bedford Avenue.

After receiving a 911 call Monday night, officers arrived and found a 51-year-old woman unconscious with bruising on her body.

EMS responded and pronounced her dead at the scene.

Neighbors of the victim described her as a "pleasant" woman and say she lived in the apartment with her boyfriend.