Richland County wife charged in husband's killing

RICHLAND COUNTY (WIS) - A Richland County woman is accused of shooting and killing her husband.

The Sheriff's Office is charging 38-year-old Stephanie Sibert with murder.

Sheriff Leon Lott says she and her husband, 41-year-old Stephon Sibert, engaged in a heated argument after he returned home from a friend's house. He says Stephanie got hold of a handgun and shot Stephon once in the upper body.

After the incident, Sheriff Lott indicates Stephanie fled with her son to a neighbor's house, where they called 9-1-1.

The coroner was called to the scene and determined Stephon died as a result of the gunshot wound to the head.

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