The Kern County Sheriff's Office is investigating a homicide in the 21800 block of Quail Springs Road in Golden Hills.

Deputies were called there at about 2 p.m. Wednesday to check the welfare of a resident, a KCSO news release said. They arrived to find a deceased 55-year-old woman with traumatic injuries.

KCSO asks that anyone with information call 861-3110 or the Secret Witness line at 322-4040.