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Police: Wife and husband found slain at UW-Madison Arboretum were targeted

MADISON — University of Wisconsin Police said Wednesday a UW doctor and her husband found slain at the university’s arboretum apparently were targeted.

The Dane County Medical Examiner’s office identified the victims as Robin Carre, 57, and Beth Potter, 52, both of Madison. A jogger found the victims in a ditch on Tuesday morning. Carre was dead at the scene while Potter was taken to a hospital, where she died.

The Wisconsin State Journal reports that Dr. Potter was a family medicine physician and Carre was her husband.

Preliminary autopsy results show both died from homicidal related trauma but more tests are being conducted.

Police say they believe the killings were not random.

Investigators say they continue to follow leads and encourage anyone with information to come forward.

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