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Police: Man charged with killing wife, a Wis. officer, acknowledged he was jealous husband

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    Ben Sebena is brought into intake court in Milwaukee, Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012. Sebena, 30, was charged Thursday with first-degree intentional homicide in the death of his wife, Jennifer Sebena, who was found dead in front of Wauwatosa's fire station by her fellow officers before dawn on Monday. She had been shot five times in the head. (AP Photo/Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, Kristyna Wentz-Graff)The Associated Press

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    This undated booking photo provided by the Milwaukee County SheriffĂ­s Department shows Ben Sebena, 30, of Menomonee Falls, Wis. Sebena was charged Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012 with first-degree intentional homicide in the shooting death of his wife, Wauwatosa police officer Jennifer Sebena, 30. (AP Phoito/Milwaukee County SheriffĂ­s Department)The Associated Press

Investigators say an Iraq War veteran accused of killing his wife while she worked as a Milwaukee-area police officer has told them he shot her in the head repeatedly so she wouldn't suffer before she died.

Thirty-year-old Benjamin G. Sebena was charged Thursday with first-degree intentional homicide in the Christmas Eve death of his wife, Jennifer Sebena. She was also 30.

Prosecutors say Jennifer Sebena told a colleague earlier this month her husband had acted violently toward her and put a gun to her head.

After the killing, police searched the Sebenas' home. They found a gun that fires bullets with casings that match those found at the scene, and they also found Jennifer Sebena's service weapon.

A message left with Ben Sebena's defense attorney was not immediately returned.

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