Woman's body found in northwest Harris Co. home, son may have lived with body

The Harris County Sheriff's Department is investigating the death of a woman who may have been dead since Thanksgiving.

Around 6 p.m., deputies were called to a home shared by a mother and son in the 3400 block of Pintan in northwest Harris County.

The woman was found deceased inside the home after another son stopped by the home for a welfare check. It was then that he discovered his 80-year-old mother's body.

A neighbor did mention to authorities that she hadn't seen the woman for several months. It is a possibility that the woman's son, 56, lived with her decomposing body since November.

The Institute of Forensic Science will determine the woman's cause of death.

This story is developing and will be updated accordingly.

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