Albrecht Gero Muth has often donned a military costume and claimed to be a secret agent and Iraqi army general. Mr. Muth, 47, was charged Wednesday with second-degree murder in connection with the death of his wife, Viola Herms Drath. (Mai Photo News Agency)

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Albrecht Gero Muth has often donned a military costume and claimed to be a secret agent and Iraqi army general. Mr. Muth, 47, was charged Wednesday with second-degree murder in connection with the death of his wife, Viola Herms Drath. (Mai Photo News Agency)