A suspect is in custody after a southeast Missouri woman was found dead inside her home.

The Kennett Daily Dunklin Democrat reports that the body of 24-year-old Caroletta Hamilton was discovered in her Kennett home over the weekend. Relatives had become concerned after not hearing from Hamilton for several days. Police did not say how she died.

Police say a suspect is being held but has not been formally charged. The suspect was arrested after interviews with several witnesses.

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