Wife pleads to lesser charges in Pa. fight death

TIONESTA, Pa. (AP) — A western Pennsylvania woman has pleaded guilty to reduced charges in the fatal shooting of her husband during a domestic dispute.

The (Oil City) Derrick (http://bit.ly/YrYxoy ) reports 58-year-old Ruth Angert, of Butler, pleaded guilty to attempted aggravated assault and involuntary manslaughter in the Nov. 17 shooting death of 68-year-old Larry Angert.

State police say the couple argued after arriving at a hunting camp in Tionesta during which Angert told police her husband pushed her to the floor and grabbed her neck. The woman says she grabbed a gun and that it fired, hitting her husband in the cheek as they struggled for the weapon.

Angert will be sentenced by a Forest County judge on June 21.


Information from: The Derrick, http://www.thederrick.com

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