BURNETT COUNTY — One person is in custody and one person is dead following an incident in the early hours on Friday morning in Burnett County, according to a press release from the Burnett County Sheriff’s Office.
On September 15, 2023, at 2:23 a.m., Burnett County Dispatch received a call of a possible homicide in the Village of Siren.
Law Enforcement responded to the scene. A female was found deceased at a residence and was the victim of an apparent homicide.
Information led to the identification of a suspect. That suspect was taken into custody at 10:26 a.m.
No further details will be released at this time.
This case is under investigation.
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The Burnett County Sheriff’s Office and the Siren Police Department would like to thank the following agencies for their assistance: Grantsburg Police Department, Webster Police Department, St. Croix Tribal Police Department, Sawyer County Tactical Team, Washburn County Tactical Team, Wisconsin DNR, Wisconsin State Patrol, Polk County Tactical Team, North Ambulance, Grantsburg Fire Department, Burnett County Emergency Management, Burnett County Medical Examiner’s Office, Burnett County Highway Department and Burnett County Human Services.
-- Per Sheriff Tracy Finch