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BELGRADE, Mont. -

(AP) - Authorities have arrested a man suspected of shooting his estranged wife to death in southern Montana.
  
The Bozeman Daily Chronicle reports 47-year-old Joseph DeWise was arrested Thursday on a charge of deliberate homicide stemming from the death of 35-year-old Lauren DeWise. He is being held in the Gallatin County jail on $1 million bail.
  
Sunday morning's shooting in Belgrade also critically injured one of Lauren DeWise's roommates, 32-year-old Ashley Van Hemert.
  
Investigators say another roommate who reported the shooting told them Lauren DeWise had recently moved in and had asked Joseph DeWise for a divorce.
  
Booking documents do not indicate if Joseph DeWise has hired an attorney.
  
Investigators say he has repeatedly denied any involvement in the shooting.
  
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Information from: Bozeman Daily Chronicle, http://www.bozemandailychronicle.com

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