A 39-year-old Crossville man was arrested at his Cumberland County home Thursday morning in connection to his wife’s murder.
Nina Owens’ skeletal remains were discovered on Pugh Cemetery Road on Sept. 27.
The 47-year-old woman had been reported missing by her sister a month earlier.
During the course of their investigation, agents determined Nina’s husband, Matthew Owens was identified as a suspect in the case.
Owens is charged with first degree murder and is being held at the Cumberland County jail on a $500,000 bond.
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