Man accused of killing wife found incompetent to stand trial

(WEAU) - A man charged with shooting and killing his wife has been found incompetent to stand trial in Rusk County.

Donald Lazar, 67, of Hawkins is accused of shooting and killing his wife last December after an argument about paying their property taxes. Prosecutors say Donald's wife called 911, saying her husband had shot her, but the call was disconnected.

Lazar called back later, saying he had shot and killed his wife.

Lazar will be taken to a facility for treatment.


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