Wisconsin DOJ investigating homicide in Iowa County, suspect in custody

VILLAGE OF AVOCA, Wis. — Police in Iowa County say they have a suspect in custody following a reported death thought to be a homicide Monday afternoon.

Police in the Village of Avoca say they were alerted by a man of a deceased woman’s body at 3 p.m. Monday.

Authorities reported early Tuesday morning that a suspect for the homicide was in custody.

The Department of Justice is leading the death investigation with assistance from the Iowa County Sheriff’s Office and the Village of Avoca Police Department, along with the Wisconsin State Patrol and the State Crime Laboratory.

No other information is available at this time and the investigation is still ongoing.