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COPY-Arraignment set for man accused of killing ex-wife

DENVER (AP) - A judge says there's enough evidence to proceed with a first-degree murder charge against a 71-year-old Missouri man accused of shooting his ex-wife in the head at her office in Westminster, Colo.

Richard Paul Stewart is being held without bail in the death in April of Norma Stewart, who filed for divorce from him in 2008 after more than 40 years of marriage.

The Denver Post reports that at a preliminary hearing Friday, Westminster police Detective Steve Roll testified police tracked Stewart to Lubbock, Texas, after the shooting. Roll said Texas police found a letter in his hotel room in which he told his sisters that since his arrest over domestic violence allegations more than two years earlier, he knew he would kill Norma Stewart.

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