The Madison Police Department has detained a suspect in the domestic homicide of a 24-year-old woman, according to an incident report. The woman was found dead in her Calypso Road apartment Tuesday after her family asked officers to check on her welfare.
The detained suspect is the victim's 39-year-old boyfriend. MPD has not released the victim or the suspect's identity.
According to the report, the victim's name and cause of death will be released at an "appropriate time" by the Dane County Medical Examiner. The suspect's identity will be released if he is arrested.
The homicide comes less than a month after the murder of Caroline Nosal outside a Metro Market on the east side.
This is the second homicide of 2016. There were 11 in 2015, which was the highest number since 2008.
MPD also noted in the report that there is no ongoing threat to the community.