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OC student accused of beating wife found dead

December 18, 2010 12:00:00 AM PST
A UC Irvine undergraduate student suspected of attempting to kill his wife has been found dead.School officials said the body of Gregory Scott Turner was found Friday afternoon in San Juan Capistrano.

His death is believed to be a suicide.

Turner was suspected of trying to strangle his wife in front of their two young daughters on Wednesday.

Authorities said his wife was hospitalized after being beaten unconscious and was released on Friday.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.