LEBANON, Ind.– A main Indiana male charged with murder in connection with the March death of his spouse is among 3 prospects who advanced in a main election today for a town board.

Andrew Wilhoite, 40, of Lebanon got 60 of the 276 overall votes Tuesday for Republicans for 3 positions on the Clinton Township Board, Boone County election results program.

Indiana municipality boards include 3 members, state authorities stated. The regional Republican main race drew just 3 prospects and no prospects declared the Democratic main ticket, The Indianapolis Star reported.

Wilhoite was apprehended in late March in the death of 41- year-old Elizabeth “Nikki” Wilhoite. He’s been held ever since in the Boone County Jail without bond.

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Indiana State Police have stated Andrew Wilhoite struck Nikki Wilhoite in the head with a blunt things, knocking her out. He then put her in a lorry and drove to a creek a couple of miles from their house and disposed her body there, authorities stated.

Police discovered Nikki Wilhoite’s body on March 26 partly immersed in about 3 feet (1 meter) of water.

Court records suggest Nikki Wilhoite declared divorce on March17 The couple had actually been wed for 12 years.

Andrew Wilhoite’s jury trial is set up for Aug. 29, online court records reveal.

If he is founded guilty of a felony prior to the Nov. 8 basic election, he would immediately be eliminated from the tally. No Democrats have actually declared the Clinton Township Board.

” Under our legal system, everyone is innocent up until tested guilty,” stated Brad King, co-director of the Indiana Election Division.

A message looking for talk about the charges Wilhoite deals with was left Friday by The Associated Press for Wilhoite’s lawyer.

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