Relatives Recall Man Killed Over Warm Beer

1 decade 2 months 6 days ago December 14, 2006 Dec 14, 2006 Thursday, December 14 2006 Thursday, December 14, 2006 8:52:45 PM CST in News
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ST. LOUIS - The fatal shooting earlier this month of 71-year-old Robert Booker Jones by his wife after he gave her a warm beer has generated lots of jokes, including some from The Tonight Show's Jay Leno. But behind the punch lines, relatives are grieving over a man they described as generous, with unfailing allegiance to his wife even as her mental health declined. Corine Jones is charged with first-degree murder and is undergoing a mental health evaluation.

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