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Published: Saturday, 1/5/2013

Man indicted in slaying of wife on Christmas Eve

The estranged husband of a Toledo woman who was shot and killed on Christmas Eve was indicted Friday by a Lucas County grand jury on one count of aggravated murder with a gun specification.

Robert F. Carter, 43, of 1143 Belmont Ave. was charged in the Dec. 24 shooting death of Wendabi Triplett, 41. Authorities said she was shot in the neck, arms, and abdomen while in front of her home with her three children.

Carter is in custody held on $1 million bond. If convicted, he faces up to life in prison.

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