Shawnee Police Chief Russell Frantz said Thursday morning local police have a suspect in custody and are probing a homicide.

Shawnee police lauched a homicide investigation early Thursday morning.

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

Frantz indicated about 5:40 a.m. that a suspect was in custody.

Further details about the victim are awaited from Shawnee police.

Watch for updates.