Lakewood Police have detained a 33-year-old man after his girlfriend died Wednesday morning.

Just after 4 a.m. a frantic 911 caller reported his girlfriend was unresponsive and needed medical aid, according to a spokesman for Lakewood Police.

The man called from a townhome in the 8300 block of 31st Avenue South.

When West Pierce Fire and Rescue arrived, they requested police because of a suspicious scene and circumstances, according to Lakewood Lt. Chris Lawler.

The 33-year-old female victim was pronounced dead at the scene. Her boyfriend, 32, was taken to the police station for an interview.

Detectives are currently processing the scene. More information will be released as it becomes available.

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