W. Toledoan indicted for murder of wife


A West Toledo man was indicted Wednesday on murder charges for the strangulation death of his wife.

Kyle Sheppard, 29, has been charged with two alternate counts of murder for the death of his wife, Katie Sheppard, also 29, who was found dead at their home Nov. 3.

Mr. Sheppard was arrested Nov. 4 in Saguenay, Quebec, Canada, and was extradited to Toledo.

Police who were called to check on Mrs. Sheppard’s safety found her body covered with a blanket in an enclosed front porch of the couple’s home in the 1800 block of Rivard Road near Reynolds Corners.