Springfield man accused of slicing wife’s throat indicted on charges

Raymond Roberts — Springfield News-Sun
Raymond Roberts — Springfield News-Sun

A Springfield man accused of slicing his wife’s throat was indicted on charges in Clark County Monday.

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Raymond Roberts, 42, was indicted on one count of attempted murder and two counts of felonious assault, according to court records.

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The victim, Roberts’ wife, was stabbed in the neck Sept. 20, but was able to get in a car and drive from their home, according to deputies. She crashed into a convenience store on Springfield-Xenia Road shortly after the incident, investigators said.

Roberts was on the run for two days until he led law enforcement officers on a pursuit that ended with his arrest on Sept. 22.

He is scheduled for an initial court appearance Tuesday afternoon, according to court officials.

Additional details were not available.