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Bell Gardens Mayor Fatally Shot

Investigators say his death was the result of a domestic dispute.

Daniel Crespo (
Daniel Crespo (

The mayor of Bell Gardens, California, was shot and killed on Tuesday afternoon by his wife in what is believed to have been a domestic dispute, according to authorities.

Daniel Crespo died shortly after he was shot by his wife, who was described as his high school sweetheart in a city biography.

Crespo was elected as mayor last year.

Los Angeles sherrif's officials said that Crespo's wife is currently in police custody.

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