Police have apprehended a 40-year-old woman from Kuopio.

A 25-year-old man was found in the stairwell in Petonen, Kuopio, on Wednesday night. Police launched a homicide investigation because the victim showed signs of violence.

In his interrogation, the suspect has told about the course of events and admitted that he caused the death of the victim and left the victim in the stairwell, police say.

The victim of the suspected homicide is the woman's Spouse. The suspect and the victim were both registered in that apartment building, in the stairwell of which the victim was found. The woman was arrested from their shared apartment.

Police present the woman in custody on probable grounds on suspicion of murder.