Man now facing murder charges for wife’s death at Coitsville motel

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Francis Rydarowicz is charged with murder, aggravated murder, felonious assault and domestic violence

Francis Rydarowicz, Coitsville stabbing suspect

COITSVILLE, Ohio (WKBN) – Charges have been filed against a Hubbard man for the fatal stabbing of his wife at a Coitsville motel.

Francis Rydarowicz, 48, was indicted Thursday by a Mahoning County grand jury.

He’s charged with murder, aggravated murder, felonious assault and domestic violence.

Rydarowicz was previously considered a person of interest in the death of his wife Katherine Rydarowicz. She was found stabbed in her back at the kings Motel on US-422 in June.

Francis Rydarowicz also has at least three prior felony arrests for domestic violence, according to police.

He was jailed after the incident on a probation violation charge.

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