Hortonville death investigation ruled a suicide

Authorities on scene of a building on Lakeview Avenue in Hortonville, September 13, 2017. (WLUK/Alex Ronallo)

UPDATE: An autopsy was completed on the woman. Police say preliminary findings indicate it was an apparent suicide.


HORTONVILLE (WLUK) -- The Wisconsin Department of Justice says it is assisting with a death investigation in Hortonville.

The investigation is focused on an apartment at 307 Lakeview Avenue.

Wednesday morning just before 11:30, the Hortonville Police Department, Hortonville/Hortonia EMS, and Gold Cross Ambulance were dispatched for a medical incident.

Once they arrived, officers found a woman at the residence that appeared to be deceased.

Due to concerns about the scene, the Wisconsin Department of Criminal Investigations was contacted to assist.

A DOJ spokesperson says officers do not believe there is any threat to the public.

Foul play is not suspected.

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