51-year-old man arrested in murder of 75-year-old Olathe woman

OLATHE, Kan. — Olathe police say they have taken a man into custody in connection with a Wednesday afternoon homicide.

Police were called to the 300 block of South Cardinal Drive on a medical call Wednesday afternoon. When they arrived, they found a 75-year-old woman dead. The woman’s identity has not yet been released.

Police said the circumstances around her death were suspicious and later determined the death was a homicide.

A 51- year-old man was arrested in the case Thursday. The man’s name has not been released at this time because charges have not been filed.

No additional details about the case were immediately available.

Anyone with information on the investigation is asked to call the Olathe Police Department at 913-971-7500 or the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-8477.

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