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Wausau Police investigating an attempted homicide case

Wausau Police are investigating an attempted homicide they say happened Sunday, June 3rd. An arrest warrant was issued for Derrick Smith. Police say he's wanted for questioning.

Officers say they responded Sunday to 828 N 1st Ave in reference to a fight between a boyfriend and girlfriend. Upon arrival the female had been strangled and stabbed. She was taken to a hospital for medical treatment; her injuries were non-life threatening. The male however, was no longer at the scene and no weapons were found.

If you have any information regarding Derrick Smiths whereabouts please contact Marathon County Communications at 715-261-7795 or 715-261-7796 or contact Detective Cihlar with the Wausau Police Department at 715-261-7816.

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