Deputies Investigating Caldwell Woman's Death

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WOUB Contributing Writer

Dateline
Updated Mon, Sep 24, 2012 11:29 am

The Noble County Sheriff's Office is investigating a weekend murder in Caldwell.

According to reports, dispatchers received a call complaining of an unwanted man inside of a Cumberland Street apartment just before midnight Saturday. 
 
A woman said that her mother had returned home to find her estranged boyfriend inside of her apartment. 
 
Officers found a man inside the home and a woman was found unresponsive on the floor. 
 
The Noble County coroner pronounced the victim, 46-year-old Tracy Kay, of Caldwell, dead at the scene.
 
It appeared to authorities that Kay died of gunshot wounds. 
 
The body was transported to the Stark County coroner for an autopsy.
 
At this time, a 34-year-old male suspect is in custody is in Noble County Jail. 
 
Sheriff Steve Hannum said formal criminal charges are expected to be filed in the near future.
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