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Woman Found Shot Dead In Iowa, Her Husband Was Arrested In Connection To Case

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Source: Jackson County Sheriff's Office; MEGA

Oct. 11 2022, Published 2:08 p.m. ET

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A man faces charges after his wife was found shot to death, police said. So far, though, he hasn’t been accused of murder.

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On Oct. 9, the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office in Iowa took Christopher Prichard into custody, authorities said.

Around 7:50 a.m. on Oct. 8, deputies responded to a home in Bellevue, Iowa. When they arrived, authorities found Angela Prichard, 55, dead from a gunshot wound.

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Police identified her husband, Christopher Prichard, as the suspect and asked for the public’s help finding him. He was then arrested the next day.

Authorities did not release a motive in the shooting.

He has not been charged with murder, instead he faces charges of violation of a protective order. An autopsy is pending in the case.


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