VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) - A 73-year-old Vancouver man accused of killing his 67-year-old wife over a pending divorce was denied bail.
Authorities say Victor W. Frye shot his wife twice after learning she had her own plans for the couple's money in light of their planned divorce.
The Columbian reports (http://bit.ly/REqUJj) that Frye was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of first-degree murder. A judge denied bail and ordered Frye held in custody on Wednesday.
Court documents say Vancouver police were alerted to the shooting at about 8:40 p.m. Monday when the husband of Frye's daughter called 911. The daughter was talking with her father and described him as "very distraught."
They told a 911 dispatcher they thought Frye may have killed his 67-year-old wife, Nita Frye.
Officers responding found a woman lying in the bathroom covered with a blanket.
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