Cherokee County woman claims she shot and killed her husband

CHEROKEE CO (KYTX) - A woman confesses to Cherokee County Sheriff investigators that she killed her 76-year-old husband.

Cherokee County Sheriff James Campbell says dispatch received a call around 11 a.m. Wednesday from a distraught woman who said she shot her husband.

Sheriff Campbell said it appears the woman shot her husband once. An autopsy has been ordered and the woman remains in custody and is being questioned by investigators.

Officials have not released the victims name at this time.

No charges have been filed at this time.

The shooting occurred at a residence on Hwy. 84, just west of Rusk.

 


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