Authorities in Camden County are investigating the death of a woman who was found inside her home in Camden Monday morning.

Acting Camden County Prosecutor Jill Mayer and Camden County Police Chief Gabriel Rodriguez say officers responded to a home on the 1000 block of S. 6th St. in Camden around 8:45 Monday morning for the report of an unresponsive woman.

When they arrived, officers found 25-year-old Tonia Yamileth Zavaleta of Camden in an upstairs bedroom with a visible injury to her neck. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

On Tuesday, the Camden County Medical Examiner ruled Zavaleta’s cause of death as a stab wound and blunt force trauma to the neck and her manner of death as a homicide.

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Detectives are actively working to determine the circumstances surrounding her death and who is responsible.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Camden County Prosecutor's Office at (856) 571-3421 or Camden County Police at (856) 757-7042. Tips can also be emailed to

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