UPDATE: Police investigating homicide after woman is found dead in home

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Pocatello Police Department spokesman Lt. Eric Anderson says the police department has subjects in custody and there is no further threat to the public, according to KPVI.

There will be a press conference at 12:15 p.m.

ORIGINAL STORY:

POCATELLO — An 87-year-old woman was found dead inside a Pocatello home Tuesday night and police are investigating the case as a homicide.

During a news conference Wednesday morning, Pocatello police said a family member went to a residence at 1055 McKinley Avenue around 7:40 p.m. after not hearing from their relative. The family member discovered the person dead and called the police.

Pocatello Police officials held a news conference Wednesday morning and announced they were investigating a homicide. | Mike Price, EastIdahoNews.com

“Detectives are actively working the scene collecting evidence and interviewing neighbors. We are following up on leads and investigating this incident as a homicide,” said Pocatello Police Major Roger Schei.

Police have identified the victim as 87-year-old Arlyne Koehler.

There are no suspects in custody and police ask anyone with information to contact them at (208) 234-6121.

EastIdahoNews.com will update this story with more information throughout the day.

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