Prosecutor's Husband Charged with Domestic Assault

Published 03/28 2014 10:57PM

Updated 03/29 2014 02:51PM

(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) The husband of St. Joseph's city prosecutor is in jail on assault charges.

John Spencer is charged with domestic assault.

He's accused of assaulting his wife, Rebecca, in their home. Rebecca is also running for circuit judge.

Bail was denied for Spencer. Court papers say Spencer was a danger to his wife and children.

His arraignment will be Tuesday.

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