A 42-year-old man is under arrest in the homicide of his girlfriend, who was found dead Sunday in St. Paul, police announced Wednesday.
Police responded Sunday to a North End townhouse where paramedics pronounced 36-year-old Lacy Jo Marie Krube dead. The home on Jackson Street near Hoyt Avenue was listed as the woman’s residence.
Police determined Krube was severely beaten Saturday in Brooklyn Park at a home belonging to her boyfriend’s relative, according to Brooklyn Park Police Deputy Chief Mark Bruley.
Police arrested the boyfriend, Timothy Lee Heller, Tuesday night in St. Paul. He is being held at the jail in Brooklyn Park.
Heller had not been charged as of early afternoon Wednesday.