Police investigating homicide in St. Paulby Elizabeth Dunbar, Minnesota Public Radio
St. Paul, Minn. — A 67-year-old woman was found dead in her home last night, and police are investigating her death as a homicide.
According to police, officers responded to a call at about 9:30 p.m. in the 1000 block of Barclay Street. Officers found a man outside the home who said he was locked out. Officers then looked through the windows of the home and saw a woman lying on the floor.
Paramedics entered the home and confirmed that the woman was dead. She has been identified as Jean Andrine Wassenaar.
The man told police that Wassenaar was his wife. He was being questioned by police and was taken to Regions Hospital for evaluation after police said he appeared traumatized.
The Ramsey County Medical Examiner planned an autopsy on Tuesday.