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Jeffrey Friesen Charged With Murder In Death Of Leanne Friesen

02/08/2013 01:25 EST | Updated 08/19/2013 02:52 EDT

Jeffrey Friesen, 40, has been charged with second-degree murder in the death of his estranged wife in her Abbotsford home.

Leanne Friesen, 40, was found in the garage of her home on Cassiar Court on Wednesday evening, said Abbotsford police on Friday. She died of gunshot injuries. A worried family member had called police to check on her.

The officers on scene arrested her estranged husband. Jeffrey Friesen remains in custody and will make his first court appearance next week.

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