BARRON COUNTY, Wis. — A man believed to be connected to the overdose death of a 32-year-old in western Wisconsin is in custody, authorities say.
According to the Barron County Sheriff’s Department, Crystal Braden was pronounced dead at a residence just east of Rice Lake shortly after 11 p.m. Wednesday. Deputies believe Braden died of a heroin overdose.
While officials were attempting livesaving measures, a 37-year-old man fled the scene. Authorities say he is in custody.