The Spotsylvania County sheriff’s office began investigating after Sophie Rumuly’s husband found her body at the home in the 6400 block on Monday.
According to investigators, 57-year-old Lisa Anne Hughes – who also lives in the home – was quickly identified as the suspect and arrested.
The sheriff’s office charged Hughes with second-degree murder.
She is currently being held at the Rappahannock Regional Jail without bond.
Detectives are still trying to determine what led to the murder.