Police in Shelton are investigating a suspicious death after a man was seen running from an apartment where a body was discovered Wednesday. Police Chief Darrin Moody said that at approximately 7:04 pm on 01/06/16 MACECOM received a call from a citizen stating that a female had appeared to have overdosed and was possibly dead in an apartment in the 800 blk. of Cota St, in the city of Shelton.

Within three minutes Police officers arrived at the apartment and located a 28 yr. old female that was obviously deceased in her apartment. Within a short time information was developed that an unknown male had run from the scene prior to the arrival of the Police. With the help of witnesses, Shelton Police Officers located the male a short distance away from the apartment and he was taken into custody for unrelated warrants.

Detectives were called to the scene are interviewing family members, friends and possible witnesses. The cause of death is not known at this time and the investigation is continuing.