A woman has been found dead inside her northwest side apartment, police tell 1200 WOAI news.

  Officers were asked to check on the woman's welfare about 12:30 this morning, and when they knocked at the door of the apartment in the 8900 block of Datapoint, they got no answer.

  So officers went around to the back, climbed onto a balcony and into an open window.

 When they got inside the found the body of the woman in her thirties, and detectives say the body had been covered up.  The death is consdiered to be foul play.

  Later, officers say they picked up a 'person of interest' at a fast food restaurant at I-10 and 1516 on the city's far east side, but stress he is not a suspect in the crime.