MENOMONEE FALLS (WKOW) -- There is new information in the investigation into the shooting death of a suburban Milwaukee police officer.
This afternoon, investigators with the Wisconsin Department of Justice joined officers from the Wauwatosa Police Department in a search of the Menomonee Falls home that slain 30 year-old officer Jennifer Sebena shared with her husband, Benjamin Sebena.
Fellow Wauwatosa police officers found Jennifer Sebena dead in her squad car early Monday morning, the victim of multiple gunshot wounds.
While no suspects have been named, WISN-TV in Milwaukee is reporting that investigators have questioned Benjamin Sebena, a U.S. Marine and Iraq War veteran who was recently featured in a video for the couple's church.
"I came back home to Wisconsin and started spending more time with Jen and our love flourished. We became actually infatuated with each other," Benjamin Sebena says in a video for Elmbrook Church in Brookfield. "And then one day I asked her if she would be happy to spend the rest of her life with me and she said yes."
State investigators say they are working with a person of interest in the case, but have not identified whether that person is Benjamin Sebena or someone else.
WAUWATOSA (WKOW) -- Investigators say they are speaking to a person of interest in the shooting death of a Wauwatosa police officer.
Police officers discovered their colleague, 30-year-old Jennifer Sebena, dead early Monday morning after she failed to respond to radio calls. She had suffered several gunshot wounds.
The Wauwatosa Police Department released a statement Wednesday saying state agents were working with a person of interest, but were still pursuing multiple leads. The statement did not say the person was a suspect and didn't offer any other details beyond saying the public is in no immediate danger.
A state Justice Department spokeswoman declined comment.
Jennifer Sebena's funeral has tentatively been scheduled for Saturday.
WAUWATOSA (WKOW) -- Police investigating the shooting death of a Wauwatosa officer are asking for the public's help to find out what happened.
Officers started looking for 30-year-old Jennifer Sebena at around 3:00 a.m. on Monday after she didn't respond to radio calls. She was found two hours later, dead with several gun shot wounds.
On Tuesday, Wauwatosa police released a statement about the fallen officer:
"Our entire Wauwatosa Police Department family has been shaken by the loss of Officer Jen Sebena. This is the first time in the ninety six year history of our organization that we have lost an officer on-duty. Our flag in front of our Department flies at half-staff in honor of our fallen officer."
Lt. Gerald Witkowski says the department is pursuing multiple leads, but they're asking for the public's help with the investigation.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Wauwatosa Police Department at (414) 771- 8672 (TOSA).
WAUWATOSA (WKOW) -- Police investigating the shooting death of a Wauwatosa officer are asking for the public's help in their investigation.
Officers started looking for 30-year-old Jennifer Sebena at around 3:00 a.m. on Monday after she didn't respond to radio calls. She was found two hours later, dead with several gun shot wounds. On Tuesday, Wauwatosa police released a statement saying that they are pursuing multiple leads.
The statement says this is the first time in the department's 96 year history that an officer has been killed in the line of duty. It also says the department is shaken by Sabena's loss.
The state Justice Department is helping with the investigation. Anyone with information about the incident is urged to call the police department.
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