Investigation in Miami County after woman found deceased in home

PAOLA, Kan. — The Miami County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after a woman was found deceased inside a home early Sunday morning.

Emergency crews were called to the rural Miami County home just after 5:40 a.m. When deputies and paramedics arrived they found the woman deceased inside her home.

The victim has been identified as 50-year-old Laura Lynn Chowins of rural Paola, Kansas.

The incident is an ongoing investigation at this time. The Johnson County Sheriff’s Office Crime Lab is helping with the investigation.

FOX4 will continue to update this story as new information becomes available.

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