Olathe police are investigating the suspicious death of a 63-year-old woman found Wednesday afternoon inside an East Wabash Street home.
The woman, who has not been identified publicly, was discovered by officers conducting a welfare check around noon Wednesday in a home on Wabash near South Keeler Street, said Sgt. Joel Yeldell, a spokesman for the Olathe Police Department.
Police have released no other details about the woman's death and Yeldell said only that an investigation is ongoing.
A 32-year-old Olathe man, whose home address is around the corner from the scene, was arrested shortly after the discovery Wednesday and booked into the Johnson County Detention Center on first-degree murder, but he was being held on a probable cause statement and has not yet been formally charged, Yeldell said.
That man was charged Friday with violation of a protective order and remained in custody in lieu of a $3,500 bond, court records show.