Wife poisoning suspect may have lost savings in divorce
PITTSBURGH, Pa. (WPXI) -- The local doctor accused of fatally poisoning his wife may have lost a significant portion of his retirement savings had she divorced him, attorneys said.
Attorneys who reviewed the assets of Dr. Robert Ferrante and his wife, Dr. Autumn Klein, said that Klein could have walked away with a significant portion of Ferrante’s money.
A judge froze all but a small portion of Ferrante’s assets. Most of his money will not support the couple’s daughter.
Ferrante is accused of lacing an energy drink with cyanide to kill his wife in April. His next hearing is in September.
Investigators searched a home owned by Ferrante's sister in St. Augustine last month. They believed he and his daughter stayed there at some point.
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