On Friday April 20th in the early afternoon hours, The Manitowoc Police Department responded to the 900 block of South 11th Street for a suspicious death investigation.
About an hour later, after a high speed pursuit through the City of Manitowoc, a subject related to this case was taken into custody by the Manitowoc County Sheriff’s Office on North 10th Street at Maritime Drive. The subject is being held at the Manitowoc County Jail on a Probation / Parole warrant. Other charges are pending. The investigation is on-going. The police department is being assisted by the Manitowoc County Sheriff’s Office, Manitowoc County Coroner’s Office, Manitowoc County District Attorney’s Office, Manitowoc Fire Department, the State of Wisconsin Crime Lab and the Wisconsin State Patrol.
Captain of Detectives David Vorpahl says the public is not in any danger regarding this incident.
A press conference regarding an update on this incident will take place on Monday April 23rd at 1:30 p.m. at the Manitowoc Police Department.
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