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Man arrested after woman found dead in Florence home

Posted at 7:24 AM, Dec 24, 2018
Thomas Addington

FLORENCE – A man is facing multiple charges after a woman was found dead at a home in Florence.

A woman called police at 2:08 p.m. Sunday to report that she went to a friend’s house and found a body lying on the floor.

When officers arrived at the home in the 1000 block of W. 2nd Street, they found the body of 40-year-old Amanda Yellico.

Police arrested 59-year-old Thomas Addington in connection to Yellico’s death. He faces charges of second degree murder, criminally negligent homicide, reckless endangerment, and prohibited use of a weapon.

Addington is being held at the Fremont County Jail.

Authorities continue to investigate what happened.