Houghton death

HOUGHTON – The suspicious death of an 84-year-old female Houghton resident is being investigated by the Houghton City Police Department.

Officers were called to the scene at 11 a.m. Saturday and found what appeared to be a breaking and entering of the residence, with the female resident found deceased inside, according to a press release from the department.

A suspect is being investigated in the woman’s death, police said. No further information is being released at press time as the investigation continues.

Assisting the Houghton police at the scene were the Michigan State Police, the Houghton County Sheriff’s Department, the Hancock City Police Department and Michigan Tech University Public Safety.