Suspicious death in Milwaukee being investigated as homicide; one in custody

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N. 17th and Hadley death investigation

MILWAUKEE –Milwaukee police say a death investigation from July 7th near 17th and Hadley is now being as a homicide.

Milwaukee police were called out to a home near 17th and Hadley round 10:30 a.m. Thursday, July 7th after a woman was found dead inside the residence. The victim has been identified as 57-year-old Theresa Saxon.

An autopsy is being performed on the victim, at which time she will be positively identified.

The victim’s boyfriend, a 54-year-old Milwaukee man, has been taken into custody in connection with her death.  Our investigation is ongoing.