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MPD Investigating Domestic Homicide in South Minneapolis

September 25, 2017 (MINNEAPOLIS) Around 8:43 a.m. officers from the Fifth Precinct responded to 1006 61st Street West regarding a 9-1-1 call alerting dispatchers a female had died at the residence.

When officers arrived, they went inside the home and located an adult female who was later pronounced deceased by paramedics.

Officers arrested an adult male at the scene in connection with this death. The arrestee is the husband of the victim and he has been booked into the Hennepin County Jail on Probable Cause Murder charges.

The Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s Office will release the name of the deceased and the exact cause of her death.

The Minneapolis Police Department is not looking for any suspects in connection with this case and there is no further threat to public safety related to this incident.  At this point, the MPD is investigating this case as a domestic related homicide.

Case number 17-368299.