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Albrecht Muth Indicted in Viola Drath Murder

A Grand Jury has indicted Albrecht Muth on the charge of first degree murder in the strangulation and blunt force trauma death of his late wife, Viola Drath.

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Updated 6:08 p.m.

A Grand Jury has indicted Albrecht Muth on the charge of first degree murder in the death of his wife Viola Drath in her Georgetown home, WJLA reports. Drath, 91, was , a medical examiner determined that .

According to the indictment order obtained by WJLA, a grand jury indicted Muth with aggravating circumstances:

"the murder was especially heinous, atrocious or cruel" and "the murder victim was especially vulnerable due to age."

Muth was , but the charge was elevated to first-degree murder "based on evidence presented to a D.C. Superior Court grand jury," according to The Washington Post.

Muth was in Washington, D.C. for a full mental evaluation. On Mar. 14, he will face arraingment and a competency determination.

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