Shawnee police are conducting a homicide investigation after a 91-year-old Shawnee woman was found dead inside her ransacked home.

Shawnee police are conducting a homicide investigation after a 91-year-old Shawnee woman was found dead inside her ransacked home.

Detective Jason Crouch said Florence Fife, 91, was found dead in her home in the 1200 block of East Main.

Relatives who help care for her became worried when they couldn't reach her by phone Saturday, Crouch said, and one of them went to the home and found her deceased late Saturday night.

The house had been ransacked and there are signs of foul play, Crouch said.

"It is being investigated as a homicide," Crouch said.

Anyone with information is urged to call Shawnee police 878-1630.