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Man arrested after wife found beaten to death in Scottsdale home

Police said there was a history of domestic violence involving the couple in the past.

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Scottsdale police are investigating a homicide at a home near 77th Street and Balao after a man told 911 dispatchers he killed his wife Friday evening.

Police said the 911 call came around 5:30 p.m. Friday evening.

Officers responded to the home and detained the man without further incident.

Police said officers then entered the home and found a woman who had been beaten to death.

There was a history of domestic violence involving this couple in the past, investigators said.

Police said there is no further threat to the community after the arrest.

The investigation is ongoing.

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