Man arrested for allegedly killing his wife to appear in court Thursday

Michael Newhouse, 58, photo courtesy of the Lee County Sheriff’s Department.

A man arrested in connection with the death of his wife will appear in court Thursday.

Newhouse, 58, is scheduled to make a first appearance at 9:30 a.m.

Lee County Sheriff’s Office detectives put a warrant out for the arrest of Newhouse after Tina Newhouse was found dead in a residential home July 31, deputies said.

Newhouse was was taken into custody and booked at the Osceola County Jail August 1.

He was transferred to the Lee County Jail Wednesday.

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Newhouse faces charges of second-degree murder.

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