Georgia Husband Accused of Strangling His Wife

JONESBORO, Ga. (AP) glin- Police say a 54-year-old Clayton County
husband is accused of strangling his wife as she sat at a computer
inside their home.

Clayton County police Capt. Tina Daniel said the suspect, Drew
Shepard, called police Thursday and said he strangled his wife
after an argument.

Daniel said Shepard's wife, Aletha Shepard, was at her computer
when the suspect came from behind and grabbed her throat.

Daniel said the woman tried to fight back during the attack.

Shepard is charged with murder and is being held at the Clayton
County jail.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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