TOWN OF TONAWANDA, N.Y. (WIVB) —
UPDATE: Police tell News 4 50-year-old Jose Ruiz Jr. is charged with first-degree manslaughter in connection with the death of his wife, 59-year-old Mavilie Ruiz.
Ruiz, who was arraigned in Town of Tonawanda court, was accused of strangling his wife.
ORIGINAL: Police in the Town of Tonawanda are investigating a suspicious death.
Monday night around 9:20 p.m., police responded to an address on Tillotson Place to check on the welfare of a person there.
There, a body was found. Police say the person appears to have died under suspicious circumstances.
No other people were found inside the home.
A short time later, police located a suspect and took them into custody. No names have been released.
Police say there is no danger to the community. More details will be released when they’re available.