CEDAR HILL, Mo. – A man is in custody after a six-hour standoff in Cedar Hill Tuesday morning.

Officers responded to the 8400 block of Eastview around 5:50 a.m. for a report of shots fired. Once on scene, they found a man, 62-year-old Steven Treece, standing over a woman’s dead body. Crisis negotiators stayed on scene for several hours. The woman is believed to be the man's wife.

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The couple's son also showed up on scene and was detained for a short time.

According to the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office, Treece was taken into custody ‘peacefully’ and the investigation continues.

Treece was charged with first-degree murder, armed criminal action and two counts unlawful use of a weapon. He is being held without bond.

This story will be updated as 5 On Your Side receives more information.