Marshall man charged in fatal shooting of his wife
AS REPORTED IN THE LONGVIEW NEWS-JOURNAL:
Robin Y. Richardson East Texas Community Newspapers | 0 comments
MARSHALL —An arrest has been made in the murder of 44-year-old Shirlette Green, who died of a gunshot wound on Labor Day.
According to a Marshall Police Department press release, Jeffery Charles Green, 48, was arrested Tuesday in connection to the murder of his common-law wife.
Green was found Monday with a single gunshot wound. Police officers along with Marshall firefighters/EMTs responded to the 3000 block of Hynson Springs Road about 9 p.m. Monday "in reference to a gunshot victim."
Green was transported by ambulance to Good Shepherd Medical-Center Marshall, where she later died from her injuries.
A warrant was issued Tuesday by Justice of the Peace Nancy George for Jeffery Green's arrest. He was arrested and placed into the Harrison County Jail at 5:42 p.m. the same day.
His bond was set by Judge Hugh Taylor for $250,000 on the murder charge, which is a first-degree felony. The charge carries a life sentence or any term not less that 5 years or not more than 99 years.
The charge also can carry a fine not to exceed $10,000.