A man was taken into custody after a woman was found dead in a hotel room on Sunday morning, Wisconsin Dells police reported.
Lt. Perry Mayer said in a report that at 11:37 a.m. Sunday, Wisconsin Dells officers were sent to check on two people staying in a room at 1015 River Road, which is the address of The VUE boutique hotel.
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When they arrived, officers were met by a man at the room who said he was OK, but when they asked about the woman, they were told she was deceased, Mayer said.
The man was taken into custody and an investigation into the death is ongoing, Mayer said, adding that police believe it was “an isolated incident and there is no threat to the public.”
No names or further details were released.
Wisconsin Dells police said they are working with Lake Delton police, the Columbia County Sheriff's Office, Columbia County District Attorney's office, Columbia County Medical Examiner's office, Wisconsin State Patrol, Wisconsin State Crime Lab, and Wisconsin Department of Justice-Division of Criminal Investigation.
Columbus woman charged in murder-for-hire plot tops recent notable crime-related new
Columbus woman charged in murder-for-hire plot tops recent notable crime-related news
Columbus woman charged in murder-for-hire plot
A Columbus woman was
charged Monday in federal court with trying to hire someone over the internet to kill a man.
Kelly R. Harper, 37, was arrested Friday after federal and local investigators were tipped off by the intended victim and journalists who reportedly uncovered the plot. Harper faces up to 10 years in prison if convicted of using the internet to hire someone to commit murder, the U.S. Attorney’s Office said.
Columbus woman charged in murder-for-hire plot to remain in custody
A Columbus woman charged Monday with attempting to buy a man’s murder through the internet’s
“dark web” will remain in custody for now, after a brief hearing in federal court Tuesday.
Assistant U.S. Attorney Chad Elgersma told U.S. Magistrate Judge Stephen Crocker that prosecutors intend to take the case against Kelly R. Harper, 37, to a grand jury on Wednesday to seek a formal indictment. Harper was charged in a criminal complaint Monday with using the internet to hire someone to commit murder.
Far East Side homeowner wakes up to see burglar wearing headlamp, Madison police say
A Far East Side homeowner woke up early Monday morning and saw a burglar
standing outside his bedroom door wearing a headlamp, Madison police reported.
When the homeowner in the 5300 block Park Meadow Drive woke up about 3:35 a.m. and saw the burglar, that person quickly fled back out through the garage door, police spokesman Tyler Grigg said in a report.
Barneveld man arrested for battery, strangulation, suffocation in domestic case, Iowa County authorities say
A Barneveld man was arrested Wednesday afternoon for
battery, strangulation and suffocation in a domestic case, Iowa County authorities reported.
Iowa County deputies and Barneveld police officers arrested Joseph C. Jordee Jr., 31, after making contact with him on Ruste Road in Barneveld about 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, the Iowa County Sheriff’s Office said in a report.
Stolen car raced at 100 mph before crashing into 67-year-old man's car on East Side
A 67-year-old man's car was hit by a stolen car on the East Side Thursday morning after the
stolen car was racing at around 100 mph, Madison police said.
The 67-year-old man was driving on E. Washington Avenue near N. Fourth Street when he was hit by the stolen white Kia Forte at around 6:10 a.m., Madison police spokesperson Tyler Grigg said.
Judge says astronomer's case against American Girl doll can proceed, dismisses some claims
A Chicago astronomer’s claim that Middleton-based dollmaker American Girl appropriated the astronomer’s likeness will go forward,
a federal judge ruled Thursday, though he dismissed some of the claims made in the lawsuit.
U.S. District Judge James Peterson said he would allow Lucianne Walkowicz, an astronomer and science presenter based at Chicago’s Adler Planetarium, to pursue a false endorsement claim against American Girl related to its 2018 Girl of the Year doll called Luciana Vega.
Sparta woman dies when thrown from SUV, hit by car on I-90 near Tomah, State Patrol says
A Sparta woman was killed when she was thrown from her SUV during a
crash on Interstate 90 near Tomah Friday morning and then hit by a car, the State Patrol reported.
The 35-year-old woman, who was not named pending notification of family, was driving alone east on I-90 in a 2004 Chevrolet Tahoe shortly before 5:45 a.m. when she lost control, most likely due to road conditions, Sgt. Gary Helgerson said in a report.