Coroner: Young woman strangled to death in Payette

PAYETTE, Idaho (KBOI ) - A young woman was strangled to death Friday in Payette, according to Payette County Coroner Keith Schuller.

Payette Police began a homicide investigation around 2:00 p.m. Friday. The coroner confirmed the victim was 23-year-old Amber Schwenn following an autopsy Saturday morning.

Payette County Dispatchers tell KBOI 2News that Cody Hays has been charged with second-degree murder. He is currently in the Payette County Jail.

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