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Man indicted in wife's dismemberment

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ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A St. Paul man accused of dismembering his wife now faces a first-degree murder charge.

A Ramsey County grand jury Tuesday indicted 35-year-old Steven Roger Johnson on charges of first-degree murder and second-degree intentional murder.


Johnson was previously charged with second-degree murder in the death of his wife, 32-year-old Manya Jewel Johnson.

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