Missouri Husband Charged in Wife's Death

4 years 3 weeks 6 days ago Tuesday, June 24 2014 Jun 24, 2014 Tuesday, June 24, 2014 9:04:53 AM CDT June 24, 2014 in News
By: The Associated Press

OZARK (AP) - The husband of a woman whose body was found in her burned home is charged with killing her.

Christian County authorities on Tuesday charged Aaron Clemons with first-degree murder, kidnapping, armed criminal action, arson and several counts of child endangerment.

The body of his wife, Bailey Clemons, was found in her burned out home in Ozark June 17. Her cause of death has not been announced.

County coroner Brad Cole said Monday that DNA confirmed the victim's identity.

Ozark Police Chief Lyle Hodges said Aaron Clemons was arrested at a Springfield hospital Monday night. His bond was set a $1 million.

KOLR-TV reports online court records show Bailey Clemons filed for divorce from her husband in April 2013 but the case was on hold since June 2013.

 

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