Scott Pattison In Court

By Scott Sarvay

June 18, 2010 Updated Sep 29, 2009 at 4:37 PM EST

WABASH, Ind. (Indiana's NewsCenter) - A LaFontaine man, indicted Monday in the murder of his wife, was in a Wabash County courtroom Tuesday afternoon to face formal charges.

39-year-old Scott Pattison has been charged with one count of murder.

Prosecutors believe Pattison killed his wife, 36-year-old Lisa Pattison in July.

That day, Scott Pattison told police he found his wife unresponsive with a barbell across her throat in their home's workout room.

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