Seal of Dane County County of Dane
Dane County Sheriff's Office

Death Investigation

May 25, 2022
Elise Schaffer, PIO, (608) 284-6142
Sheriff's Office

The Dane County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of a 38-year-old female in the town of York. Deputies responded to a home on York Center Road at approximately 1:30 pm on Tuesday, May 24.

The Medical Examiner’s (ME) Office also responded to the scene and an autopsy was conducted on Wednesday, May 25. The woman’s identity will be released by the ME’s Office following notification to her family.

Sheriff’s investigators worked through the night canvassing the rural area and conducting interviews. Deputies are continuing to collect evidence and process the scene. Additional information will be shared as it becomes available. Anyone with information is asked to call the Dane County tip line at (608) 284-6900.