Police: Woman killed fiance, staged death like suicide

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A woman in Missouri is charged with murdering her fiance. (WPVI)

A woman in Missouri is charged with murdering her fiance.

Police say she staged his death to appear as a suicide.

22-year-old Meghan Werner dated 22-year-old Curt Marzoff for three years.

She was spotted allegedly staggering down a street.

Police say she told them that Marzoff had taken his life in their home.

But officers say the evidence indicated a different story.

They claim the couple got into a physical altercation and that Werner's blood was on Marzoff's pants.

Nearby, they discovered a spent shell casing and an assault style rifle leading them to arrest her.

Werner and Marzoff recently got engaged.

Marzoff was just a week from graduating college.

Marzoff was awarded his degree posthumously.

Now his family waits for justice.

So far, the motive remains a mystery.
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