- Associated Press - Saturday, July 5, 2014

LINDON, Utah (AP) - Lindon police say a man accused of murdering his ex-wife’s husband told them he wanted to shoot her instead.

According to jail documents, 59-year-old Fred Lee told police he went to four different homes in search of his former wife, Joy Sidwell.

He was arrested in the fatal shooting of her 42-year-old husband, Mike Sidwell, at one of the homes on Thursday night.

Lee’s ex-wife was in Saratoga Springs at the time.

The Deseret News reports Joy Sidwell filed for a protective order against Lee in 2005 and a stalking complaint against him in 2007.

Police believe Lee was upset about a dispute involving visitation rights with his granddaughter. Lee and Joy Sidwell also argued over property.

Police believe Lee’s young granddaughter was a witness to the slaying.

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