Milwaukee Police responded to a residence in the 2800 block of N. 17th Street around 10:30 a.m. on July 7 for a report of a sudden death. The body of an adult female was located in the house. An autopsy will be performed to determine the woman’s exact cause of death and our investigation continues.
UPDATE (7/8/16 at 9:20 a.m.): The death investigation from July 7 in the 2800 block of N. 17th Street is now being investigated as a homicide. An autopsy is being performed today on the adult female victim, at which time she will be positively identified. The victim’s boyfriend, a 54-year-old Milwaukee man, has been taken into custody in connection with her death. Our investigation is ongoing.