UPDATE — The Winnebago County Sheriff revealed Monday that the two people found dead over the weekend in the town of Wolf River were a husband and wife.
David A. Metzig, 72 and Jan C. Metzig, 71, were found dead Saturday morning under what authorities are saying are suspicious circumstances. READ MORE
KIMBERLY — A person of interest was taken into custody Saturday morning in Kimberly that authorities say is connected to the deaths of two people in Winnebago County.
The incident began around 5:15 a.m. Saturday when the Winnebago County Sheriff’s Office responded to a home in the Town of Wolf River where deputies discovered two people who were dead.
Police say the deaths are considered suspicious and are continuing their investigation, according to a news release.
Later Saturday morning, about 7:45 a.m., officers from the Fox Valley Metro Police Department and deputies from the Outagamie County Sheriff’s Office responded to the Heart of the Valley YMCA in Kimberly where a person of interest was taken into custody.
There was a large police presence at the YMCA during this event, however the YMCA returned to normal operation shortly after and there is no threat to the community, police say.
More information on the incident is expected to be released later.