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.READ MORE: North St. Paul Man Killed In Rollover Crash On Highway 36
The man’s 66-year-old wife, Patricia Kees, was arrested in his death.READ MORE: Jaleel Stallings To Receive $1.5M Settlement From Minneapolis
The news release gave no details about a motive.MORE NEWS: Minneapolis Memorial For Sexual Assault Survivors Vandalized
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