An elderly woman was found dead during a welfare check in DeKalb County on Friday.

Police found the body of Helen Davis, 70, at her condo on Panther Trace. The woman's condo had been ransacked, police said, but they also said there was no sign of foul play.

Nonetheless, police said they believe Davis was murdered.

Davis had been dead for at least a couple of days before her body was discovered, police said.