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Whittier Woman Who 'Accidentally Shot' Husband Arrested 5 Years Later

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After five years of investigations, authorities arrested a woman who says she accidentally shot her husband to death while examining his .38 caliber revolver in their Whittier home.

Patrick Duffey was 50 years old when he was found dead in his home on the 15800 block of Sharon Hill Drive in April 2007. His wife, then 49-year old Linda Doreen Duffey, who has since moved to Mississippi, remarried and changed her name to Linda Gwozdz said that it was an accident.

Recently new information was obtained, according to Homicide Lieutenant Matt Burson of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. Investigators flew to Mississippi and arrested her. She is being held on $2 million bail at the Forrest County Sheriff's office in Mississippi pending extradition to Los Angeles.

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