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Butler woman charged in husband’s death in Forest County

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TIONESTA – A Butler woman is charged with fatally shooting her husband at a Forest County camp over the weekend.  The dispute happened at about 10:30 Saturday night on Tubbs Run Lane, in Tionesta Township.

58-year-old Ruth Maxine Angert got into an argument with her husband, 68-year-old Larry Bruce Angert, during which the Mrs. Angert is accused of brandishing a handgun.  Police tell us the two struggled over the weapon for some time before it discharged, striking Mr. Angert in the head.  He died at the scene.  Mrs. Angert was charged with criminal homicide and aggravated assault and sent to the Warren County Jail without bond.

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