ADAMS COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – The Adams County Sheriff’s Office arrested a man they say killed his wife earlier this month. Adams County Sheriff’s Office identified the suspect as Ryan Zahradka, 36.

Ryan Zahradka (credit: Adams County)

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Sheriff’s deputies responded to a home near 54th Avenue and Zuni Street on Oct. 9. They say they found a woman who was shot in the head and unconscious. Officials say the victim was on life support for several days before dying.

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Charges including first-degree murder were filed against Zahradka on Oct. 14. He remains in custody in the Adams County Detention Facility.

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