A 78-year-old woman was found murdered inside her Queens home on Wednesday night, police said.
The victim, Maria Diaz, was discovered by police with a slash wound to her head inside a bedroom at her apartment on Hillside Avenue near 219th Street in Queens Village, authorities said.
A machete was recovered at the scene, police sources said.
Police are investigating her homicide as a domestic incident, sources said.
No arrests were immediately made.