HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. - Beaufort County Sheriff's deputies are investigating the death of a woman whose body was found in a condominium on Hilton Head Island.

Deputy Coroner David Ott tells local media organizations that the body of 55-year-old Rebecca Melton was found Thursday.

Authorities say they went to the condominium after receiving a call to check on the woman's welfare. Investigators were at the scene most of Thursday.

The cause of death has not been determined. An autopsy is planned Friday in Charleston.