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Elkview Woman Indicted in Fatal Hospital Shooting

By: The Associated Press Email
By: The Associated Press Email

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) -- A Kanawha County woman accused of killing her estranged husband at a hospital has been indicted on a first-degree murder charge.

The county grand jury charged 53-year-old Rhonda Kay Stewart of Elkview on Tuesday.

Police say Stewart entered Charleston Area Medical Center Memorial Hospital on June 13 and shot 56-year-old Sammy Stewart as he lay in the intensive care unit.

According to the criminal complaint, Rhonda Stewart then left the room and gave the handgun to a doctor.

She is being held at South Central Regional Jail.


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