Police in Chester are investigating the death of a woman whose body was found Thursday in an apartment complex.
Commissioner Joseph Bail said the department received a call about 9:15 a.m. to check on the welfare of a resident in the Wallingford Estates Apartments, 2701 Madison St. They are not releasing the identity of the woman pending notification of family. The woman had had several illnesses, police said.
Police were met at the scene by a man they identified as Patrick Michael Smith, 28. He was taken into custody on parole violations, police said. Police did not disclose the man's relationship with the woman.