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Claysburg Woman Charged In Husband's Sept. Death


January 31, 2019

Nancy Focht

A Claysburg woman has been jailed without bail in connection with the shooting death of her husband last September.

Nancy Lee Focht, 71, of Claysburg, Kimmel Township, was arrested on Sunday, Jan. 27, after admitting to fatally shooting her husband, 74-year-old David Glenn Focht Sr., in a shed at their home on Sept. 11, 2018.

According to police, they were dispatched to the Fochts' home along Mountain Penny Lane at approximately 2:35 p.m. on Sept. 11, to investigate an active domestic dispute with shots fired.

Police arrived to find David Focht had suffered a single gunshot wound to his ri...

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