Man jailed for hitting wife with hammer

Andrew Monachella
Andrew Monachella

MIAMI TOWNSHIP (WDTN) – A Miami Township man is facing two counts of attempted murder for attacking his wife with a hammer.

Andrew Monachella, 86, called 911 Sunday night and told the operator he hit his 81-year-old wife with a hammer.

The attack took place at the couples Gardenia Drive home.

She is in the hospital with head injuries.

He is being held in the Montgomery County Jail.

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