Note: This story has an update and can be found here: Death In Spooner Ruled As Homicide

SPOONER, WI -- reported on Tuesday that authorities were investigating an incident at Park West Mobile Home Park in Spooner, WI. The investigation is believed to be regarding a possible homicide, according to sources, that occurred Tuesday morning.  

Multiple agencies were on scene throughout the day and evening.  Today, the scene has been taped off with a reduced law enforcement presence. learned last night that a suspect believed to be involved in the incident was apprehended.

Approximate location of suspects apprehention according to Washburn County call logs

Today, the Washburn County 911 call log states that at 5:53p last night, a perimeter was set up near a home where the wanted person was believed to be near. In a matter of a few minutes, at 6:03p, the call log states that authorites had the suspect in custody. It is not known to what extent the suspect was involved in the incident.

The Spooner Police Department issued the following press release this afternoon.

On 07-16-2019, at about 11:12 am, the Spooner Police Department and North Ambulance were dispatched to a medical call, at a residence in the City of Spooner. Upon arrival, it was discovered that a 52 year old male was deceased. Evidence at the scene was suspicious and the Spooner Police Department conducted an investigation, assisted by Washburn County Sheriff’s Department, Wisconsin Division of Criminal Investigation, Wisconsin State Patrol, Washburn County Coroner Office and Wisconsin Crime Lab. This case remains under investigation and no further information is available at this time. has chosen to not release the name of the victim and will defer to the investigative agency to do so. We are also not releasing the name of the suspect at this time. will continue to update the community on this story when more information is made available.

Authorities were on scene late into the night

DCI was on scene yesterday afternoon

Multiple agencies on scene throughout the day

Appoximate location of the incident

Law Enforcement vehicles lined up beyond the scene will continue to update the community on this story when more information is made available.

Last Update: Jul 22, 2019 10:44 am CDT

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