Investigation into death

An investigation is underway in a death police are calling a homicide at this home in Spooner.

SPOONER– Several police agencies are investigating a "suspicious" death in Spooner, but very few details are being released.

Police Chief Jerry Christman said in a press release late Wednesday afternoon that the police department and North Ambulance were dispatched to a medical call at a residence in Spooner at about 11:12 a.m. on Tuesday.

"Upon arrival," Christman said, "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," the police chief said.

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