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UPDATE WITH NAMES: Husband charged with wife's murder

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CEDAR RAPIDS (KWWL) -

Cedar Rapids police believe a husband killed his wife in Cedar Rapids.

Authorities say they responded to a home at 1808 Eastern Dr. SW at just before 5 p.m. on Monday and found the body of 39-year-old Chantele Crowley.

43-year-old Shawn Crowley has been charged with First Degree Murder. Police he was married to Chantele. If convicted, he faces life in prison.

An autopsy will be conducted to determine the cause of her death. The investigation is ongoing.

This is the 8th homicide case in Cedar Rapids this year, more than 2012 & 2013 combined. There were three homicides each year in 2011, 2012 and 2013.

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