4 charged with aggravated murder in Ohio firefighter's death

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Posted: Sep 14, 2015 6:05 PM

CLEVELAND (AP) — Authorities say the wife of a slain Cleveland firefighter and three others killed the man so she could cover up financial fraud and collect on a life insurance policy.

The four were indicted Monday on charges including aggravated murder, conspiracy and felonious assault in the November 2013 fatal shooting of 45-year-old fire Lt. William Walker in the driveway of his home.

A spokesman for the Cuyahoga County prosecutor says investigators initially thought neighborhood drug dealers might have killed Walker before pursuing Walker's wife, 44-year-old Uloma Walker-Curry, as a suspect.

The spokesman says Walker-Curry conspired with three men and a juvenile to kill her husband.

Walker-Curry is being held on a $1 million bond. No information was available on an attorney who could comment on her behalf.