Galena Police Department News Release - Graphic with badge

Galena Police Chief Billy J. Charles, Jr. issued a news release earlier this afternoon regarding the discovery of a deceased female inside a Galena home today. Below is the complete text of Chief Charles’ release:

Today, March 31, 2016, at approximately 0830, the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office received a call regarding a Female that was unresponsive at 1802 Dewey Street in Galena, KS.

Upon the arrival of Galena Police Officers and EMS they discovered a deceased female inside the house. Officers secured the scene and began their investigation.

The identity of the female is being withheld as the investigation is ongoing.