Kennett man accused in wife's death freed on $1 million bond

5 years 1 month 2 days ago Tuesday, June 09 2015 Jun 9, 2015 Tuesday, June 09, 2015 12:36:00 PM CDT June 09, 2015 in News
By: The Associated Press

KENNETT (AP) - A southeast Missouri man accused of fatally shooting his wife was free on $1 million bond Tuesday.

Dunklin County authorities tell the Daily Dunklin Democrat 52-year-old Allan Branum of Kennett no longer was in custody.

Branum was charged with first-degree murder and armed criminal action in the wounding of wife Regena Branum during a dispute at their home in May of last year. She died the next day at a Tennessee hospital.

A message left Tuesday with Branum's attorney, Andrew Bullard, was not immediately returned.

Online court records showed Branum was scheduled for a court hearing Wednesday.

 

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