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A Beaverton man has been arrested for the murder of his wife.
(BEAVERTON, Ore.) - A call to Beaverton Police early Monday morning alerted authorities to a murder scene.
The victim was 49-year old Nabintu Kelekele Kalamba and the suspect, her husband, is 50-year old Namegabe Kelekele Mushegero. The couple lived together on the 6000 block of King Blvd.
According to Beaverton Police, they received a call at 1:02 a.m., March 16th. A distraught woman told them she had found her mother seriously injured. The caller was at home with her parents.
Police and Detectives arrived on scene to find the victim upstairs, deceased. Preliminary investigation showed the victim's husband had fatally wounded her.
It was at first unclear as to the exact cause of death but, preliminary interviews and investigations have found the murder weapon to be a hammer. A motive for this crime is unknown.
Beaverton Police Detectives have interviewed the victim's husband and arrested him on murder charges.
The suspect was taken into custody and is being questioned by detectives. His arraignment will be tomorrow at 3:00 p.m. in the Washington County Sheriff's Office Law Enforcement Center.
The Washington County Forensics Team and Beaverton Detectives will continue their investigation.
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