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Wesley Veit charged with murder in wife’s death

Wesley Veit has been charged with first-degree murder in the death of his wife Heidi Veit.
Wesley Veit has been charged with first-degree murder in the death of his wife Heidi Veit. Facebook

Police have Wesley Veit in custody and have charged him in the death of Heidi Veit.

Wesley John Veit was arrested early Wednesday evening at a home in the RM of Buffalo and charged with first-degree murder.

READ MORE: RCMP want to speak with Wesley John Veit after suspicious death near Wilkie

He was wanted for questioning after the body of his wife was found approximately five kilometres northeast of Wilkie, Sask., on Tuesday.

She was an educational assistant and wrestling coach at a local high school.

Unity RMCP officials have not said how she died.

Wesley Veit is scheduled to appear on Friday morning in North Battleford provincial court.

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Wilkie is approximately 160 kilometres west of Saskatoon.

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