MASHPEE (CBS) – A 46-year-old Mashpee man has been arrested and charged with the murder of a woman found dead in a Center Street apartment.

Police were called to the apartment at about 11:40 a.m. Thursday morning.

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“Upon arrival police discovered an unresponsive female with obvious signs of blunt force trauma,” the Cape and Islands District Attorney’s Office said. “She was determined to be deceased.”

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Police investigate murder of woman at Center Street apartment in Mashpee (WBZ-TV)

The suspect, who was later identified as Marc Audette, is hospitalized as a result of injuries he sustained.

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The incident is under investigation by Mashpee Police, State Police Detectives assigned to the District Attorney’s Office and the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner.