UPDATE: Finley, ND woman in custody following death of her husbandFinley, ND (WDAY TV) - A Finley, ND woman is in custody following the suspicious death of her husband.
By: WDAY Staff Reports , WDAY
Finley, ND (WDAY TV) - A Finley, ND woman is in custody following the suspicious death of her husband.
60-year-old Sherry Midstokke was taken into custody after her husband, 66 year-old Lyle Midstokke, was found dead Monday morning.
Authorities received a call around 7:30 AM on February 3rd that a man was deceased in a residence in Finley. When deputies arrived at the scene, they found a deceased male in the bedroom of the residence. Law enforcement's investigation determined that the nature of the death was suspicious. The body was transported to Grand Forks for an autopsy to determine cause of death.
Sherry Midstokke is currently being held in Cass County Jail pending charges related to the death of her husband. The investigation is on-going, and a court date has yet to be determined.
The Steele County Sheriff's Department, as well as the Traill County Sheriff's Department and North Dakota BCI are assisting in the investigation.