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Man Facing Murder Charges Over Wife's Death

Last updated on Tuesday, April 13, 2010

(DYER, IN) - A 61-year-old Dyer man faces charges in the murder of his wife.

Douglas Thompson and his employee 56-year-old Reginald Coleman are accused in the death of 62-year-old Beverly Thompson.

Authorities say Douglas Thompson was burdened by thousands of dollars in recent gambling debts and enlisted the help of Coleman Friday to kill his wife in their home.

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