OSBI: Investigation underway after man allegedly shoots, kills ex-wife

Brandon Benevento

CLINTON, Okla. – A man was arrested after allegedly shooting and killing his ex-wife woman at a convenience store in Arapaho over the weekend.

Just before 6:30 p.m. Saturday, officials with the Custer County Sheriff’s Office and the Arapaho Police Department received a call about a shots fired call in the 100 block of S. 10th St. in Arapaho.

According to the Clinton Daily News, the shooting took place in the parking lot of the DinoMart convenience store.

When police arrived, they found a woman, later identified as 45-year-old Heather Benevento, who had been shot multiple times. She was taken to the hospital where she later died from her injuries.

Officials with the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation say at around 7:15 p.m. Saturday, Brandon Benevento was taken into custody in connection to the shooting.

He was booked into the Custer County Jail on a complaint of first-degree murder.

OSBI officials say Heather and Brandon had recently divorced.

The incident remains under investigation.

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