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California mayor shot, killed; wife detained

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Posted at 10:26 PM, Sep 30, 2014
and last updated 2014-09-30 23:17:59-04
(CNN) — The mayor of a city in Los Angeles County, California, was shot and killed Tuesday, an official said.

The wife of Bell Gardens Mayor Daniel Crespo, Levette Crespo, has been detained, Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Deputy Amber Smith told CNN. Levette Crespo has not been charged.

According to the city website, Daniel Crespo was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York.

He married his high school sweetheart in 1986, and has been married ever since. The couple has a son and daughter.