Man Accused of Threatening Ex-wife

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A man is locked up in Susquehanna County is accused of beating his ex-wife and threatening to kill her.

State police were called to a home in Hallstead early Wednesday morning for a domestic dispute. Troopers said Stephen West hit his ex-wife, Shelly, in the face, then pointed an assault rifle at her and threatened to kill her.

Troopers added West then dragged her out of the house by her hair.

Shelly West was taken to the hospital for treatment.

Stephen West is locked up on $100,000 bail.

State police said the couple recently divorced.

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