DYERSBURG, Tenn. (AP) – A Tennessee man has been charged with first-degree murder after police say he stabbed his wife to death.
The State-Gazette reported that Dyersburg police arrested 48-year-old Willie T. Harris on Thursday morning after a standoff at his home.
Police responded to the house after getting a call of a possible hostage situation. After diffusing the standoff, police say they found the body of 55-year-old Joycelyn Harris inside the home.
Police say officers rescued a child from a second floor window during the standoff. Harris surrendered voluntarily a short time later.
Police say the investigation is continuing.
Jail records did not list an attorney for Harris.
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