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Svoboda bound over on murder charges

Judge finds probable cause to pursue charges

County resident Edward Svoboda has been bound over to District Court on charges related to the death of his wife of 53 years last September.

Svoboda appeared in Circuit Court on February 7 for a review of the competency evaluation performed in January at the Wyoming State Hospital.

Judge Matthew F.G. Castano found there to be probable cause to believe an offense – or several offenses – had been committed by Svoboda. He bound the case over to District Court for arraignment and further proceedings.

Svoboda has been charged with murder in the first degree. If convicted, he faces life imprisonment...

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