James Precht (PHOTO: Hamilton County Sheriff's Office)
CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) -
James Precht, husband of the so-called ‘Pearl lady', was ruled competent to stand trial on Tuesday. He is charged with falsification and obstructing official business.
He is accused of lying to police in the death case of his wife, Barbara, who was recently identified as the woman pulled from the Ohio River in 2006. Police tried to identify her based on the pearl necklace she wore.