Hickman County man kills wife, himself in murder-suicide

(Graphic: WKRN)

BON AQUA, Tenn. (WKRN) – A Hickman County man shot and killed his wife before turning the gun on himself.

The murder-suicide happened around 8 p.m. Thursday at the couple’s home on Moss Branch Road in Bon Aqua.

Authorities said Charles Sullivan Jr., 49 shot Lisa Sullivan, 47, during an altercation. She died instantly.

A witness from inside the home ran to notify a neighbor, who called 911.

Charles Sullivan had already shot himself before Hickman County Sheriff’s deputies could enter the home.

Family members described the couple’s relationship as tumultuous with a history of domestic violence.

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