Man charged with murder a year after wife’s death in Auglaize County

AUGLAIZE COUNTY — A 45-year-old Lima man has been charged with murder a year after his wife was found dead in her Auglaize County home.

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Erin Mulcahy, 35, was found dead in July 2017 in her home on Karen Street in Waynesfield, Auglaize County Sheriff Al Solomon said in a media release Friday.

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“The investigation indicated, along with the coroners’ report, that the death of Erin Mulcahy was a homicide,” Solomon said.

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Mulcahy’s husband, Brent A. Williams, was arrested Thursday on two counts of murder and one count of tampering with evidence, according to investigators.

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“Every death investigation is treated as suspicious until determined as otherwise,” Solomon said.

Williams remains booked in the Auglaize County Correctional Center.

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