A 62-year-old woman recently widowed was found dead in her Berwyn home Friday morning, the victim of an apparent homicide, police said.

They said the cause of death was blunt-force trauma.

Denise Barger's body was found by a relative who went to her home on Heatherstone Drive to check on her, and immediately called police, they said..

An investigation is ongoing by the Tredyffrin Police Department and Chester County Detectives. Anyone with information should call the Chester County Detectives at 610-344-6866 or the Tredyffrin Police Department at 610-644-3221.