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Woman killed in apartment; husband detained

July 1, 2010 12:02:24 AM PDT
A 57-year-old woman was found shot to death on Wednesday morning inside a Santa Ana apartment. Police have detained the victim's husband for the death.Police said the victim's husband called 911 at about 6:40 a.m. to report that the woman had been shot at 1101 W. Stevens Ave., between Bristol and Flower streets.

A weapon was recovered, but it was unknown if it was the weapon used to kill the woman.

Police said when officers arrived, they found the woman dead. Her husband told police on scene that he had taken a large amount of medication. He was taken to a local hospital in police custody.

The victim's husband is expected to be booked for the woman's murder once he is released from the hospital.

The names of the victim and suspect have not yet been released.