SPOKANE, Wash. — A woman was found dead in a Spokane County home and her boyfriend has been arrested.
The Spokesman-Review reports that police say they are holding Nicholas Holden on a second-degree murder charge. He was booked into the Spokane County Jail on Friday night.
Investigators say the woman appeared to have been physically assaulted in a domestic violence incident on Thursday night.
The Spokane County Medical Examiner’s Office will release the victim’s name and cause of death at a later time.
Around 8:30 a.m. Friday, first responders were called to the Newman Lake home after receiving a report of a woman with an unknown medical problem.
She was pronounced dead at the scene.
It was not immediately known if Holden had a lawyer.
Information from: The Spokesman-Review, http://www.spokesman.com