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BALCH SPRINGS -- Police confirmed Tuesday morning they have a man in custody after a woman was found dead in a Balch Springs home Monday night.

At about 10:15 p.m. officers received information regarding a possible body in a home in the 14300 block of Cimarron Dr. Officers arrived at the location and interviewed the resident, who said there was a body inside.

Officers secured the location and began investigating the death as a homicide.

The Dallas County Medical Examiner's office will perform an autopsy to determine a cause of death.

The name of the woman, who was in her 60s, is being withheld pending notification of the family.

Balch Springs Police Lt. Mark Maret said the name of the suspect, a man in his mid-30s who lived with the woman, will also be released 'at a later time.'

Neighbors say the victim and the suspect had been living together for about two years, and they heard arguing coming from the home around 8 p.m. Monday before seeing the suspect outside.

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