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Woman accused of shooting her sleeping husband


December 25, 2019

A Sweet Home woman has been arrested after allegedly shooting her husband as he slept, according to Sweet Home police.

Chief Jeff Lynn said the Police Department received a report of the incident at approximately 1:39 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 18.

When officers responded to the scene, at 1370 Clark Mill Road, they found Mary K. Rochefort, 62, returning to the residence in a vehicle, Lynn said.

Officers also located a 59-year-old man, Ronald Edward Basl, inside the residence. Basl had sustained a gunshot wound, he said. The man was conscious and alert and was eventually transported to a local...

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