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Leavenworth woman charged in husband's death


November 1, 2020

LEAVENWORTH, Kan. (AP) — A Leavenworth woman has been charged with first-degree murder in the death of her husband, authorities said.

Alexandra E. Gilson, 31, was charged after authorities found the body of her husband, Joshua Gilson, 37, at a home in Leavenworth on Friday.

A 4-year-old girl, 3-year-old boy and 1-year-old girl who were at the home were placed with family members, police Chief Pat Kitchens said.

"The primary focus of the investigation is domestic violence," said Kitchens, who did not reveal how Joshua Gilson died.

Police are still determining a motive, The Leavenworth Time...

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