41. Francie Weber

47 years old

May 16, 2009

Fitchburg

Dane County

Francie Weber was shot to death at her home by her former husband, Steven J. Weber, 49, five days after their divorce was finalized. The homicide occurred in the parking lot of her apartment building. Steven Weber remained at large for three days after the homicide and was the subject of an extensive search by authorities. His body was found in the city park where he had shot and killed himself. A criminal no-contact order was in place at the time of the homicide in conjunction with pending charges of strangulation and suffocation, child abuse, disarming a peace officer, and other charges related to assaults on Francesca and one of her daughters. As a convicted felon, Steven Weber could not legally own or possess guns.

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