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COPY-UPDATE: Police investigating suspicious death in Altoona

5:02 p.m. UPDATE: A local crime scene unit has just arrived on scene.

Altoona (WQOW) - A source from the Department of Justice says they are investigating a suspicious death in Altoona. Police were called to the home around 3:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Our reporter on scene says there are around 10 officers from both the Altoona Police Department and the Eau Claire County Sheriff's Department. They've been speaking with family members and concentrating on the backyard, specifically looking at a shed. Police tape is strung across the yard.

The home is located at 1220 10th Street in Altoona.

We will update this story as soon as we have more information and during the 6 & 10 p.m. newscasts.

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