UPDATE — A Kaukauna man is dead after having what police are calling a “medical episode” that happened after he was Tased and detained Saturday during a homicide investigation into his wife’s death. CLICK TO READ FULL UPDATE


KAUKAUNA — A woman was found dead Saturday in a Kaukauna home, and a man who lives there was Tazed and hospitalized.

Kaukauna police say they responded at about 7 p.m. Saturday to the 100 block of W. 13th St. for a welfare check.

When they entered the home, they found a 45-year-old woman who was deceased, according to a news release from the Kaukauna Police Department.

While in the home, officers say they encountered a man who lives there.

Due to what the police say was the man’s erratic behavior, several officers deployed their Tasers on him, according to the news release.

Kaukauna ambulance transported the man to a local hospital.

No concerns for neighborhood safety exist at this time, according to police.

This is an ongoing investigation and we will provide additional information when we are able.

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By staff