Woman dead, man arrested after 5-hour standoff in Topeka

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TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) -

Police say a suspect in the death of a woman is in custody after a five-hour standoff with Topeka police.

The standoff began Sunday about noon when police responding to a call found a woman dead at a home.

The Topeka Capital-Journal reports a tactical team negotiated with a man inside the house for about five hours before he walked out of home naked and surrendered.

Police spokeswoman Gretchen Koenen did not release the name of the female or further information about her death or the suspect.

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