Monthly Archives: February 2018

Hartland police are investigating a ‘suspicious’ death

VILLAGE OF HARTLAND – Police are investigating the circumstances of a man’s death after officers found his body Feb. 24 in a home on Normandy Circle.

A police call log deemed the incident a “suspicious” death, but Deputy Chief Rosario Collura would not say Feb. 27 whether investigators suspect foul play.

He said police are looking into all possibilities, including suicide or an accidental overdose, and stressed that investigators had not made any determinations. 

He added that more information would not likely be available for months.

According to a police report, an unidentified caller reported the death around noon Feb. 24.

The Waukesha County Medical Examiner’s office said Feb. 28 that a cause of death for the man, who was in his late 40s, was not available. The office performed an autopsy on Feb.

Read more at: https://www.jsonline.com/story/communities/lake-country/news/2018/02/28/hartland-police-investigating-suspicious-death/381306002/

Suspicious death investigation underway at Douglas County apartment complex

Authorities are investigating a homicide at an apartment complex near Austell, Channel 2 Action News reported.

A person was found dead at the Birch Landing Apartments in the 500 block of Maxham Road, according to Douglas County Sheriff’s Sgt. Jesse Hambrick.

The call came in to authorities about 2:30 a.m. Wednesday, Channel 2 reported.

“We are not releasing any further information at this time as this is still a very active investigation,” he said.

— Please return to AJC.com for updates.



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Greene County deputies investigate suspicious death east of Springfield

NEAR SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — The Greene County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a suspicious death at a home east of Springfield.

Deputies responded Tuesday night to the home in the 4000 block of East Whitehall. That is east of U.S. 65, near Sunshine Street.

Deputies say they found a woman dead inside the home. Her husband called 911 just before 6 p.m. Sheriff Jim Arnott says there is evidence of a firearm involved, but there is no cause of death yet. Investigators say they are waiting for a search warrant before continuing to gather evidence inside the home.

Stay tuned for more updates through the night.

Read more at: http://www.ky3.com/content/news/Greene-County-deputies-investigate-death-east-of-Springfield-475350993.html

Police investigate suspicious death at Sioux Falls nursing home

Sioux Falls police say they’re investigating a suspicious death stemming from an incident last week at a Sioux Falls nursing home.

Lt. Mike Colwill said the incident began on Feb. 22, when a staff member at Southridge Healthcare who was preparing medications heard what sounded like a body hitting the floor.

The noise had come from a locked dementia unit, and when the staff member entered, Colwill said they found a 78-year-old man standing over an 83-year-old woman, who had a visible head injury.

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The woman was transported to a local hospital, where she was diagnosed with a skull fracture and a brain bleed.

Colwill said the woman died in a hospice unit on

Read more at: https://www.argusleader.com/story/news/crime/2018/02/27/police-investigate-suspicious-death-sioux-falls-nursing-home/377204002/

Father seeks justice in ‘suspicious’ death of 18-month-old Anderson …

ANDERSON, Ind. — The parents of an 18-month-old who died under “suspicious circumstances” after a car accident last week are seeking justice for their child. 

Harlan Haines died on Sunday at Riley Hospital for Children. 

Jenny Harris says her now-ex boyfriend was driving Harlan to Community Hospital in Anderson Friday morning when the vehicle hit a utility pole.

“I woke up and walked outside and as I walked outside the police were pulling up and said they’re going to an accident down the street from our house,” said Greenlee. “He wrecked the car about a block and a half from where we live.”

Harlan’s Godmother, Bethaney Greenlee said the man, who has not been identified because he hasn’t been charged, blamed the child’s injuries on the accident – but they don’t believe him. 

“He hit a telephone pole and tried to blame the baby’s injuries on the car accident but the detective told her when she got to

Read more at: https://www.theindychannel.com/news/local-news/madison-county/death-of-18-month-old-boy-under-investigation-in-anderson

Suspect Charged In Suspicious Death Of Santa Monica Elderly Man …

SANTA MONICA, CA – Santa Monica Police Department Detectives filed charges Friday on a suspect believed to be involved in the murder of John Hautz; the suspect is identified as Roy Antonio Davis, 26, of Los Angeles. On Jan. 1 at about 1:04 p.m., SMPD officers responded to a radio call for service in the 2300 block of 34th Street regarding an elderly male who appeared to be unconscious inside of his Santa Monica home. Officers entered the home and discovered Hautz, 88, deceased.

SMPD Detectives were notified and conducted a thorough investigation of the crime scene. A preliminary investigation revealed possible suspicious circumstances surrounding the death of John Hautz, the SMPD press release said. The death was classified as a homicide after a medical examination by the Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office.

Following extensive and thorough investigative efforts by SMPD Detectives, including forensic processing, detectives have been able to link Davis

Read more at: https://patch.com/california/santamonica/suspect-charged-suspicious-death-elderly-man