Shawnee police have identified the victim of an early morning homicide, and the victim's husband is the suspect who is in custody.

Shawnee police have released the name of a homicide victim found early Thursday morning in her Granada Estates home.

Shawnee Police Chief Russell Frantz confirmed the murder occurred at 27 Bella Vista Lane in Shawnee.

Frantz, after police notified next of kin, identified the victim as Cathy Byus, 34.

The suspect in the case is reported to be the victim's husband, 24-year-old Justin Byus, Frantz said. He is now in police custody.

Police are still on the scene investigating this homicide , so further details about the case are awaited from police.

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