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Iowa man accused of killing wife, unborn child

AGENCY, Iowa (AP) -- The husband of a reserve sheriff's deputy in southeast Iowa has been arrested, accused of shooting her and her unborn baby to death.

The Wapello County Sheriff's Office says 21-year-old Seth Techel was arrested around 8:30 p.m. Wednesday on charges of first-degree murder and nonconsensual termination of a human pregnancy.

He's accused of shooting 23-year-old Lisa Techel early Saturday morning at their home southwest of Agency.

Lisa Techel was a reserve deputy with the Wapello County department and had been a correctional officer. Her father is a deputy sheriff in Wapello County. Her uncle is a dispatcher with the department, and her husband was recently hired as a correctional officer at the Wapello County Jail.

Seth Techel remains in custody. Online court records don't list the name of his attorney.

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