East Columbus woman dies at hospital, husband arrested after SWAT standoff


COLUMBUS (WCMH) — Columbus Police say one suspect is in custody after a standoff with SWAT teams left one person dead in east Columbus on Thursday.

Police received a call around 4:27pm regarding an injured woman in the 6000 block of Chinaberry Drive.

According to a press release, officers found 39-year-old Lucille McCauley severely injured near 6200 Chinaberry Drive.

McCauley’s husband, 39-year-old Keith McCauley II, was arrested by SWAT officers in front of his residence after a standoff that lasted several hours.

Lucille McCauley was transported to Mount Carmel East in critical condition, and later died from her injuries around 5:06pm.

The release says the motive and case remains under investigation.Keep checking NBC4i.com for real-time updates on this story. To get alerts for breaking news, grab the free NBC4 News App for iPhone or Android. You can also sign up for email alerts.

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