She died at Mercy Hospital early Monday after incident in February in Ford City

The Kern County Sheriff's office is investigating the death of a Taft woman.

The KCSO said in a news release late Wednesday afternoon that Twila Michelle Rash, 53, died just after 1 a.m. Monday at Mercy Hospital in Bakersfield.

According to the KCSO, the death may be linked to an unspecified incident that occurred in Ford City nearly two months earlier.

The Sheriff said only that an incident took took place at 8:25 p.m. on Feb. 19 the 200 block of Pierce Street.

"...Twila Michelle Rash died at Mercy Hospital and her death is being investigated by the Kern County Sheriff’s Office as a suspicious death," the sheriff said.

An autopsy is planned to determine the cause of death.

No further details were released.