According to a release, 51-year-old Beverly Bauermeister was found dead when her family members went to her residence to check on her Thursday night.
At 3:21 a.m., Bauermeister's boyfriend, 56-year-old Alan Stack, was arrested for second-degree murder. Police say Stack lived with Bauermeister but was not present when Bauermeister's body was found.
In a 2010 protection order, Bauermeister said Stack threatened to kill her when he was highly intoxicated. She also said he beat her on several occasions, according to online records.