New Braunfels police are investigating the suspicious death of a woman who's body was found inside a house in the 200 block of E. Merriweather Street.

Police said they went to the home Tuesday at approximately 2:02 p.m. responding to a welfare concern.

When officers arrived, they discovered 27-year-old woman dead inside, identified by police as Melissa Eason of New Braunfels. Police said her next of kin have been notified.

According to police, the events and circumstances surrounding her death are unknown and currently under investigation at this time.

Because the investigation is in the very premature stages, police said this case is being classified as a suspicious death.