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.
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.
“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.