Husband Shot And Killed His Wife, But Police In Kentucky Have Not Said Why

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Aug. 30 2022, Published 11:13 a.m. ET

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A 35-year-old woman was shot dead in Kentucky and now her husband faces a murder charge.

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On Aug. 27, police in Lexington, Kentucky, arrested Yovany Chaple-Chalita in connection to the killing of Ashley Stamper, his wife.

Around 2:30 p.m. on Aug. 17, police responded to Linden Walk for a report of a person shot. When officers arrived, they found Stamper with a gunshot wound.

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She was pronounced dead at the scene.

Chaple-Chalita was identified as the suspect and he was arrested a week later. Police have not released a possible motive in the case.

Police charged Chaple-Chalita with murder, domestic violence and tampering with physical evidence. He is being held in a Kentucky jail.


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