Former Pensacola teacher arrested for allegedly killing his wife

(WKRG) - A former teacher at Jim C. Bailey Middle School was arrested for allegedly killing his wife in Montana.

According to the Belgrade Police Department, Joseph Paul DeWise was arrested after a traffic stop for the deliberate homicide in the shooting death of his wife Lauren Walder DeWise.

Escambia County Schools Superintendent Malcom Thomas confirmed the couple were teachers at the middle school for the 2012-2013 and 2013-2014 school years. 

Police say DeWise was transported to the Galatan County Detention Center with a one million dollar bail.

Police say the investigation is ongoing. Authorities say more charges are likely to come. 

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