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Man Innocent in Ham Fight

April 30, 1987

PITTSBURGH (AP) _ A man was found innocent of punching his friend’s wife in a fight over a missing Easter ham.

Wesley Watters, 53, was acquitted in City Court on Tuesday after he was arrested April 19 on assault charges filed by Shirley Krist.

Mrs. Krist, 38, told police that Watters and her husband, George, ate her Easter ham while she was out of her house on the night of April 18. Mrs. Krist said she confronted the two men about the ham and Watters punched her.

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