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Fazzino’s Lawyer Wants Murder Charge Dropped
BOONE, Iowa -- A hearing is being held Tuesday in a Boone County first degree murder case. The defense is asking the judge to dismiss the criminal charges against Alex Fazzino. He is charged with first degree murder in the death of his wife, Emily. Her body was found in the tub of her bathroom on January 29, 2012 after her husband called 911 to say someone was trying to drown themselves. When emergency crews arrived they were unable to revive Emily Fazzino.