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Police release identity of woman found dead in Hollywood home

A woman found dead Saturday in a Hollywood home was identified by police.

The body of Violeta Montalvo, 55, was discovered in a house on the 600 block of North 64th Avenue at about 8:24 a.m., when officers responded to a call for help, Hollywood Police Lt. Derik Alexander said Monday.

An injured man was found in a rear bedroom. He was taken for treatment to Memorial Regional Hospital in Hollywood, police said.

Authorities didn't release information about how the woman died, or how the man was hurt. His identity and condition were not released on Monday.

Detectives ask anyone with information to call 954-967-4357, 954-967-4411 or Broward Crime Stoppers at 954-493-8477. Tips are also accepted by email or text at, 954-356-4233 or Twitter @LindaTrischitta

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