A man has been charged with second-degree murder after a woman was found dead at a home in south Springfield.

John Schuck, 55, from Springfield is charged with second-degree murder, second degree domestic assault and unlawful possession of a firearm.

He’s charged with the murder of 54-year-old Tammy D. Colbert.

Springfield Police were called to the home in the 3600 block of South Fort Monday morning for a woman who wasn’t breathing.

Colbert had been assaulted.

Police say Schuck lived in the home with Colbert.

He was originally held on a domestic assault charge.

But the charge was upgraded after an autopsy.

Original Story:

Springfield Police say a man has been arrested in connection with a death investigation.

Police were called to a home Monday in the 3600-block of south Fort.

An autopsy is being done after a woman in her 50s was found dead.

No charges have been filed.