Estranged wife, man charged with murder in Portage County homicide

WINDHAM VILLAGE, Ohio - A Portage County man was found dead in his home Thanksgiving Day and police have taken in his estranged wife as one of the suspects.

At about 4:02 p.m. Thursday, sheriff detectives and Windham Village police responded to an alleged homicide. Blake Wolfe, 37, of Windham Village, was found in his home and foul play was suspected.

Early Friday morning, two suspects, Thomas Walters, 42, of Shalersville Township and Traci Wolfe, 40 of Paris Township, were arrested and charged with aggravated murder.

Traci Wolfe is the estranged wife of the victim, according to police.

Both Wolfe and Walters are being held in the Portage County Jail without bond. They are scheduled to be arraigned at the Ravenna Courthouse on Monday at 1:15 p.m.

An investigation is ongoing and the cause of death has not yet been determined.

The Summit County Medical Examiner is scheduled to be performed Friday.

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