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OH attorney general takes judge antifreeze poisoning case

Officials say the case is going to a grand jury, and she could be charged with attempted murder.

ASHTABULA, Ohio (AP) - The Ohio Attorney General's Office is taking over the case of a county judge whose wife of 45 years allegedly tried to poison him with antifreeze.

Attorney General Mike DeWine will appoint an outside prosecutor and the state Supreme Court will pick a judge to preside over the case in Ashtabula, in the far northeastern corner of the state.

Carla Hague is the 71-year-old wife of an Ashtabula County Common Pleas Court judge. Charles Hauge is a judge in the probate and juvenile court divisions.


The wife was charged this week with trying to poison him with antifreeze in September.


Officials say the case is going to a grand jury, and she could be charged with attempted murder.

Ashtabula County, with about 100,000 people, is located along the Interstate 90 corridor between Cleveland and Erie, Pa.

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