Police confirmed the woman was found in a 2nd-floor unit at the Crescent Square Apartments in the 2000 block of Austell Road in Cobb County.
Cobb County Medical Examiner's Office officials were completing the autopsy Wednesday. They positively identified the victim as 46-year-old Debra A. Williams of Marietta. Investigators said they are not yet releasing the cause of death.
Police are considering the woman's death a homicide, according to Joe Hernandez of the Cobb County Police Department.
Other residents at the apartment complex told police they saw the victim alive between noon and 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, according to police.