PINELLAS COUNTY, Fla. — St. Petersburg police are investigating the death of a woman who officials said was killed by her sister.

According to authorities, police responded to a home in the 600 block of Newton Ave. South just before 3:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Officials identified the victim as 54-year-old Sherry Lynn Howard. The medical examiner has yet to release the cause of death.

The woman’s sister, 39-year-old Charee Howard was arrested and charged with 2nd degree murder.

Authorities said sisters lived together in the home. No one else was present at the time.

This case is still an active investigation.