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UPDATE: Woman Found Dead in Janesville Home; Estranged Husband Arrested

UPDATED Wednesday, December 12, 2012 --- 3:35 p.m.

Press Release from the Janesville Police Department:

On December 12, 2012 the Janesville Police Department arrested Krystofer R. R. Carlisle for first degree intentional homicide in the death of his wife Traci L. Moyer. Moyer had recently filed for a divorce from Carlisle.

The Janesville Police Department understands that leaving a relationship is the one of the most dangerous times for a victim of domestic violence. The department’s domestic violence intervention (DVI) team works cooperatively with other resources in the community, including the local YWCA, to provide assistance to these individuals. Anyone in need of assistance may contact the police department and request to speak to a DVI officer or may contact the local YWCA.

Arrested:

Krystopher R. R. Carlisle
DOB 03-09-1958
315 W. Racine St.
Janesville, WI

Charge: First Degree Intentional Homicide
Statute: 940.01(1)

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UPDATED Monday, December 10, 2012 --- 11:31 a.m.

Janesville Police are currently waiting to talk to Moyer's estranged husband, Krystopher R. R. Carlisle.

He's still in the hospital and not in a condition to talk with police yet.

Because of this, Carlisle hasn't been named as a suspect.

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UPDATED Sunday, December 9, 2012 --- 5:31 p.m.

Press Release from the Janesville Police Department:

On December 8, 2012 Janesville police officers responded to 315 W. Racine St. to check the welfare of Traci L. Moyer, DOB 05-28-1966. Moyer went to the residence of her estranged husband, Krystopher R. R. Carlisle, DOB 03-09-1958, and was overdue returning to her home.

When officers entered the residence they discovered Moyer deceased and Carlisle unconscious.

Carlisle was transported to Mercy Hospital where he continues to be treated for a medical condition.

On December 9 an autopsy was performed on Moyer’s body to determine the manner and cause of death. The preliminary findings of the autopsy determined the manner of death to be homicide with the cause being ligature strangulation.

At present this death remains under investigation.

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UPDATED Sunday, December 9, 2012 --- 5:11 p.m.

JANESVILLE, Wis. (AP) -- Authorities in Janesville have identified the victim of what police call an apparent homicide.

Forty-six-year-old Traci Moyer was found dead in a house in Janesville early Saturday after she failed to return home as expected. Police say her estranged husband was taken to Mercy Hospital with unspecified medical issues.

The Janesville Gazette reports he was in fair condition Sunday after being listed in critical condition Saturday night.

Police have not said whether he's considered a suspect, but Deputy Chief Danny Davis said Saturday that there was no danger to the public.

An autopsy was set for Sunday.

Copyright 2012. The Associated Press.

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UPDATED Saturday December 8, 2012 --- 7:40 p.m.

From the Janesville Police Department:

On December 8, 2012 at 3:00 am Janesville police officers were dispatched to 315 W. Racine St. to check the welfare of Traci L. Moyer, DOB 05-28-1966, who had not returned home as expected. When officers arrived they went into the residence of her estranged husband Krystopher R. R. Carlisle, DOB 03-09-1958, and found Moyer deceased and Carlisle in medical distress.

Carlisle was transported to Mercy Hospital where he is being treated.

An autopsy for Moyer is scheduled for Sunday, December 9.

The death appears to be a homicide, however we will know more after the autopsy.

No further information will be released until after the autopsy.
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UPDATED Saturday December 8, 2012 --- 3:45 p.m.

From the Associated Press:

Janesville police say a woman found dead in a home was the victim of an apparent homicide.

A Janesville Gazette report says no one has been arrested, but a man who was in the house was taken to a hospital with unspecified medical issues.

Deputy Chief Danny Davis says officers were called to the home Saturday about 3 a.m. to check on a female who was reportedly late getting home. Police forced open a door and found the woman dead inside.

Davis says an autopsy will reveal the cause of death, but police are confident they're investigating a homicide. He says the public isn't in danger.

The man's medical condition hasn't been released. Davis says it's not immediately clear whether he played any role in the apparent homicide.
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Posted Saturday December 8, 2012 --- 3:41 p.m.

According to NBC15's Sally Mamdooh the Janesville Police Department is investigating a homicide. We have a crew on their way to the scene.

We will bring you updates as soon as more information becomes available.


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