ELLSWORTH, Wis. (AP/WCCO) — Authorities in Pierce County of western Wisconsin are investigating a homicide and have arrested the victim’s wife.

A statement from the sheriff’s department on Saturday says deputies were sent to an address east of Ellsworth on Wisconsin Highway 72 for a welfare check Friday. It says they found a 60-year-old man dead. An autopsy determined he suffered multiple gunshot wounds.

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The man’s 66-year-old wife, Patricia Kees, was arrested in his death.

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The news release gave no details about a motive.

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