- Associated Press - Wednesday, April 1, 2015

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Providence police are investigating the city’s first homicide of the year.

Maj. David Lapatin says the body of 24-year-old Ashley Masi was found in a third-floor apartment on River Avenue on Tuesday evening. She was taken to the hospital where she was pronounced dead.

A baby was also in the apartment but was unhurt.

Officers responded to the home after getting a 911 call from a relative at about 5 p.m.

Police did not immediately disclose the cause of death. There was no word on suspects or arrests.

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