Police are investigating the death of a young woman found dead in her home at Tagabe Bridge in Port Vila.

According to police, the young woman from Tongoa allegedly committed suicide following an argument with her de facto partner.

Police said they have attended the scene and have already filed an application for a post-mortem to determine the cause of death.

The deceased is in her 20s.

Her body was discovered by her partner upon returning from work at midday on Tuesday.