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Jennifer Sebena slain Wis. cop's husband Benjamin Sebena arrested in her death

10:47 AM, Dec 27, 2012   |    comments
Jennifer L. Sebena(Photo: Wauwatosa Police Department)
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WAUWATOSA, Wis. -- The husband of a police officer who was fatally shot while patrolling in suburban Milwaukee on Christmas Eve has been arrested in connection with her death.

The Wauwatosa Police Department said in a Thursday statement that Benjamin Sebena, of Menomonee Falls, was booked into Milwaukee County Jail Wednesday night on a tentative charge of first-degree intentional homicide.

He has not been formally charged in 30-year-old Jennifer Sebena's death.

A message seeking comment was left at the district attorney's office Thursday.

Police officers discovered Sebena's body a couple of hours after she failed to respond to radio calls early on Christmas Eve. She had been shot several times.

Sebena's funeral is scheduled for Saturday.

Associated Press

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