Westerville man charged with wife’s murder

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WESTERVILLE, OH (WCMH) — Westerville Police have charged a man with murder after his wife was found dead inside their home Monday night.

The couple lived on Carousel Court in Westerville.

Witnesses called 911 after talking to 55-year-old James Gentile around 7:30 Monday night.

Police say they believe he killed his wife, 55-year-old Dana Gentile, and then left their house.

James Gentile was later pulled over by Genoa Township police officers.

He was turned over to Westerville police to be charged, and then taken to jail early Tuesday morning.

The Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation is now looking into this case.

The Franklin County Coroner is expected to start examining Dana Gentile’s body Tuesday. 

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