Man in custody in woman’s death in Eau Claire County


EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (AP) – Authorities have a man in custody as they investigate a woman’s death in western Wisconsin.

The Eau Claire County Sheriff’s Office says officials were called late Saturday morning to a highway near the town of Bridge Creek.

The Leader-Telegram ( ) reports a man who knew the victim was taken into custody at the scene. Authorities say there is no threat to the public.

An autopsy was conducted Sunday, but no additional details were available. The findings will be turned to the Eau Claire County district attorney’s office.


Information from: Leader-Telegram,

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