Woman found dead in Phoenix home, husband arrested

PHOENIX (FOX 10) -- A man was arrested after his wife was found dead in their home near 16th Street and Union Hills Drive.

Phoenix police say officers responded to a residence in reference to an unknown trouble. When they arrived at the scene on Monday, December 17, they found an adult male who stated the victim was deceased in the home.

Officers found the adult female with traumatic injuries and fire department crews pronounced the victim deceased at the scene.

Sgt. Mercedes Fortune stated, "The suspect has been arrested. He and the victim are husband and wife. The identity of the victim is pending next of kin notifications."

The homicide investigation is ongoing.