MARSHALL COUNTY, Kan. (KAKE) - An investigation has been launched after a woman was found dead in Marysville, Kansas. 

The Marshall County Sheriff’s Office says they requested KBI assistance at approximately 3:20 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 24.

Their investigation revealed that at approximately 2:30 a.m. on Thursday, a 911 call was placed to the Marshall County Sheriff’s Office from a man at 1070 Granite Rd., in Marysville.

The man requested medical assistance for his wife. When police arrived at their home, they entered the house and found 57-year-old Jennifer Brown dead from apparent gunshot wounds. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

After investigating further, Jennifer’s husband, Gerald L. Brown, 66, was arrested for first-degree murder. He was booked into the Marshall County Jail. Formal charges are pending.

The investigation is ongoing.