The Lewis County Coroner’s Office Thursday confirmed that the victim of an Onalaska homicide last week was Frances A. Reed, the wife of the man accused of killing her.
Reed, 67, of Onalaska died of multiple gunshot wounds, according to the a coroner’s office press release.
Her husband, Bruce E. Reed, was charged with first-degree murder on Jan. 24 after he told deputies that he shot his wife multiple times with a semiautomatic pistol after they got into an argument about finances and home remodeling, according to the Lewis County Sheriff's Office. The shooting happened two days before.
The couple had been married for 15 years, according to court documents.