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October 22, 2009
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Loveland man arrested in wife's shooting death

LOVELAND, Colo. (AP) - A 33-year-old man is facing charges for the shooting death of his wife at their Loveland home earlier this month.

Police say Branden Burgess was arrested Wednesday and jailed on suspicion of reckless manslaughter, possession of a weapon by a previous offender and prohibited use of a weapon.

He was expected to be advised of the charges Thursday afternoon.

His wife, Kelly Burgess, died from a gunshot wound on Oct. 6 but police have not disclosed the circumstances of the shooting. The Loveland Reporter-Herald reports that a witness who found Kelly Burgess' body says her husband was screaming that it was an accident.


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