Police investigate suspicious death


On October 27, 2019, at 6:37pm, Newport Officers responded to a reported burglary and missing person report at a residence in the 500 block of W. Olive St.  The investigation led to the discovery of a deceased a 34-year-old Newport woman.  The death was identified as suspicious. Newport Officers secured the scene and notified the Lincoln County Major Crime Team, which is comprised of investigators from Lincoln County Law Enforcement Agencies.  Investigators identified there is not an ongoing threat to the community. The identity of the deceased subject in being withheld at this time.  The investigation is ongoing and no further information is released at this time. 

— Newport Police Department

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