Police: Ex-Judge Is Suspect in Former Wife’s Fatal Stabbing

A former Cleveland-area judge who spent nine months in prison for beating his wife at the time is now a suspect in her stabbing death.

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A former Cleveland-area judge who spent nine months in prison for beating his wife at the time is now a suspect in her stabbing death over the weekend and is likely to be charged, authorities said Monday. Police said in court documents the ex-judge who also served in the state legislature was fleeing the scene of a homicide in which he was the suspect when he slammed his SUV into a patrol cruiser. Lance Mason…

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