BROOKLYN - Police are questioning a person of interest after a woman was found stabbed to death in Midwood overnight.

According to investigators, a call about a foul odor led them to the basement of 1315 Avenue N, near 14th Street, where the body of a 57-year-old white female was found.

Cops say the victim had multiple stab wounds to her back and severe head trauma. They believe she had been dead for quite some time, but it's unclear exactly how long.

Police have not released the woman's name or the name of the person being questioned.