ESCANABA — A suspect is in police custody under the suspicion of having murdered a woman in Escanaba.
Escanaba Public Safety Officers were dispatched to a home at 206 Stephenson Avenue just after 4 a.m. Wednesday on the report of a woman with an object in her throat. The investigation determined an assault had occurred, resulting in the woman’s death.
A suspect was arrested and is charged with open murder/homicide. The suspect’s name will be released pending arraignment.
The victim’s name has not been released yet.
No additional information has been released at this time.