EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WSAU) -- Eau Claire police are investigating a death after pulling over an intoxicated man Friday. Police attempted to pull over a 61-year-old man for erratic driving near Bloomer. He fled, and was apprehended for drunk driving. He was also charged with being armed while intoxicated and endangering safety by use of a weapon.
Further investigation by officers led to discussions with the man’s neighbors, who heard a loud noise that could have been a gunshot. That’s when officers went into the man’s home and found an adult woman’s body. Police did not say if the victim was the man’s wife.