UPDATE: Wife shot to death while arguing with husband
An argument escalated to violence, ending Dec. 29, with a wife dead and her husband arrested on suspicion of murder.
In custody in Arapahoe County Detention Center was Russell Brunecz, 47, of unincorporated Arapahoe County, according to Sheriff Grayson Robinson.
Brunecz had his first appearance where he was advised of his rights and charges that may be filed. No bond was set.
Brunecz called authorities about 8:30 a.m., Dec. 29, saying he had shot his wife during an argument, according to a Sheriff’s Office media release.
When deputies arrived at the home in 23800 block of East Archer Place, they found the body of Monique D. Brunecz, 64, inside.
An autopsy revealed that Mrs. Brunecz died of