Person of interest detained in Springfield homicide

A person of interest is taken into custody Thursday morning in connection with a Springfield homicide. (Courtesy: WCMH)

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WDTN) – Media outlets in Columbus are reporting that a man has been detained in connection with a Springfield homicide Wednesday.

According to our news partners at WCMH, 26-year-old Candance Punty was found dead in her West Mulberry Street home Wednesday.

The man was taken into custody by Columbus SWAT.

The man taken into custody is now being questioned in Columbus in connection to the homicide.

No word if any officials charges will be filed.

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