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ST. LOUIS (KSDK)- St. Louis police are investigating the circumstances surrounding an Ellendale woman's death.

According to Schron Jackson, a spokeswoman for the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department, homicide detectives were dispatched to the 7100 block of Ellendale on Tuesday after a woman suffered an apparent heart attack. The woman later died.

Jackson said homicide detectives are routinely called out for situations like this until they confirm no evidence of foul play.

Two children were in the home with the woman at the time of the incident. They were brought to the hospital to be checked out and are said to be in good physical condition