SPOONER, WI -- The investigation into the death of a 52-year-old male at a mobile home park in Spooner  has been ruled as a homicide, according to a press release from the Spooner Police Department.

(Press Release) -- Update from July 16, 2019 incident: The Spooner Police Department is conducting a death investigation, regarding an incident reported on July 16, 2019.

On that date, the body of Troy Sweep (52) was found in his Spooner Wisconsin residence. The incident is being investigated by the Spooner Police Department, with the assistance of the Washburn County Sheriff’s Department, Wisconsin Division of Criminal Investigation, Wisconsin State Patrol, Washburn County Coroner Office and Wisconsin State Crime Lab.

An autopsy of the victim was performed and the death has been ruled a homicide.

The case remains under investigation at this time. Law Enforcement does not believe the public is in any danger, at this time.

Chief Jerry Christman

Spooner Police Department

Read our previous coverage of the incident by clicking HERE.

Last Update: Jul 23, 2019 12:09 pm CDT

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