Andersonville woman accused of murdering husband

Aug. 8, 2017: A Union County woman has been indicted for second-degree murder in the death of her husband.

ANDERSONVILLE, TENN. - An Andersonville woman has been charged in connection to her husband's murder.

Shannon Smith, 44, has been indicted on murder charges. She was arrested Tuesday afternoon and booked into the Union County Jail on a $250,000 bond. 

MORE: TBI, sheriff investigating Union County man's killing

On Sunday, July 23 around 5:55 a.m., investigators found Timothy R. Smith, 46, dead at their home on the 900 block of Highway 61 West in Andersonville, according to TBI spokeswoman Leslie Earhart.

Smith was found lying in the driveway. He appeared to have one gunshot wound, according to the Union County Sheriff's Office. 

Deputies also said they found his wife, Shannon Smith, on the driveway along with a handgun.

Smith's arraignment is set for Aug. 28, 2017 in the Criminal Court for Union County.

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