Fort Bliss soldier charged with wife’s murder

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(CNN) – A soldier stationed in Texas has been charged with killing his wife, who was also a soldier.

Sergeant Lance Colbert is accused of murdering Staff Sergeant Amy Colbert on April 6.

Military officials say the killing took place at Fort Bliss Army Post, where the couple lived.

They also say Amy had recently returned home after completing a combat tour on March 31.

Authorities have not released any other details.

Lance Colbert faces several charges including murder, communicating threats and stalking.

Amy Colbert’s funeral will be held in her hometown of Winnemucca, Nevada on Monday.

She leaves behind two daughters.

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