Douglas County deputies were called to conduct a welfare check after Peggy M. Teulilo didn't show up to work, according to a release from Douglas County Sheriff Kevin W. Morris.

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A Douglas County woman was found dead Wednesday morning and sheriff’s deputies arrested her husband for investigation of domestic violence-related second-degree murder, according to the sheriff’s office.

Peggy M. Teulilo, 68, hadn’t shown up to work and Douglas County deputies were sent to her home to conduct a welfare check and found her dead, according to a release from Douglas County Sheriff Kevin W. Morris. The woman suffered a severe head injury, he said.

Teulilo’s 68-year-old husband, of Rock Island, was arrested and booked into the Chelan County Regional Jail,  the sheriff said.

The incident is under investigation and no further details were provided.