SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii — A Soldier has been apprehended and placed in pre-trial confinement in connection with the investigation into the death of an Army spouse on Schofield Barracks.

Special Agents from the U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command (CID) took the suspect into custody Wednesday evening after questioning.

"This is now an ongoing homicide investigation into a senseless and tragic death,” said Chris Grey, spokesman for Army CID. “Our agents will continue to work diligently in the pursuit of justice for the victim and her loved ones.”

The spouse was found deceased in on-post military housing, here, at approximately 8 a.m., Wednesday, by Military Police conducting a welfare check requested by a family member.