Wednesday, January 30, 2013
An Eastpointe business owner has been charged with the murder of his wife who was found shot to death in their home during the weekend.
Anthony Webster, 45, was arraigned Tuesday on a charge of second-degree murder and was ordered held on a $500,000 bond, according to 38th District Court in Eastpointe. He did not post bond and was expected to be remanded to the Macomb County Jail.
He pleaded not guilty during the arraignment. A preliminary examination is set for Feb. 5.
Christina Lazzana-Webster, 33, was found in her home in the 23000 block of David Avenue about 2 p.m. Saturday, after police received a call that they should check on her welfare. They found the side door unlocked. She was shot in the chest.
Her white 2000 Lexus RX 300 had been taken.
Webster and Lazzana-Webster owned Big Top Popcorn in the East Brooke Commons Plaza at Gratiot and 9 Mile. The couple and the shop were profiled in the Free Press in October because of the business' colorful popcorn treats.
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