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Court Date Set for Washington Man Accused of Killing Wife
WASHINGTON - A Washington man accused of killing his wife after she backed a car into the couple's garage is set to appear in court next month.
James Blum, 70, faces a second-degree murder charge after investigators say he strangled his wife back on January 11th.
When officers arrived, they found Patricia Blum slumped over a coffee table.
She was pronounced dead at the Washington County Hospital.
James Blum remains in the Washington County Jail on bond.
His arraignment will be March 5th.