Man Held on $100,000 Bail in Wife's Slaying

OPELIKA, Ala. (AP) - Lee County authorities say an Opelika man is being held on a $100,000 bond after he was charged in the weekend murder of his wife.

Sheriff Jay Jones said 50-year-old Barbara Ann Tolbert was found dead in her home last Saturday.

The sheriff said the victim was discovered by her two daughters.

Jones said 40-year-old Rodney Bernard Torbert was apprehended during a traffic stop in Columbus, Georgia, and was returned to Lee County Tuesday night.

No motive was given.

(Copyright 2007 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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