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Man sought in Peshtigo death located, victim named

Published On: Apr 29 2013 11:16:17 AM CDT
Updated On: Apr 29 2013 04:29:49 PM CDT
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PESHTIGO, Wis. (AP) -

Police say a man sought in connection with a death investigation in Peshtigo has been taken into custody.

Authorities were looking for a 48-year-old Peshtigo man as a "person of interest" in the investigation. He was taken into custody Sunday night.

The state Department of Justice say the man was in a relationship with the victim at the time of her death. The woman was identified Monday as 45-year-old Patricia Waschbisch of Peshtigo.

The Justice Department says investigators are treating her death as a homicide.

More information was expected to be released at a news conference Tuesday morning.

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