Woman Charged with Murder in Case Originally Labeled Suicide

5 years 2 weeks 4 days ago Wednesday, October 02 2013 Oct 2, 2013 Wednesday, October 02, 2013 12:08:00 PM CDT October 02, 2013 in News
By: The Associated Press

FREDERICKTOWN (AP) - An eastern Missouri woman is facing first-degree murder charges in the death of her husband, a case originally reported as a suicide.

The Daily Journal newspaper in Park Hills, Mo., reports that 50-year-old Cheryl Long of Fredericktown was arrested Tuesday in the fatal shooting of her husband, 56-year-old Alan Long.

Emergency crews were called to Long's home early Monday after a 911 call reported that Alan Long killed himself with a gun. An investigation by Fredericktown police and the Missouri State Highway Patrol led to the murder accusation against Cheryl Long, who is jailed without bond.

 

 

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