A LaPorte woman has died following what police suspect to be a murder.
LaPorte police responded to the 800 block of "E" Street around 12:30 Tuesday morning for a "Burglary in Progress." When they got to the scene, a male subject was caught coming out of the residence.
That man has been identified as 60-year-old Joseph E. Jemiolo. Police also discovered Jemiolo lived at the residence with his wife, Kathy L. Jemiolo.
With the help of more officers, police found the body of 48-year-old Kathy Jemiolo. She was later pronounced dead by the County Coroner.
Due to the preliminary investigation and evidence collected at the scene, Joseph E Jemiolo has been preliminary charged with Murder and is currently being held at the LaPorte County Jail.
Please note that this is still an ongoing investigation at this time.