88-year old Lexington man charged with wife's murder

88-year old Lexington man charged with wife's murder

88-year old Lexington man charged with wife's murder

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by Associated Press

WHAS11.com

Posted on January 5, 2014 at 5:43 PM

Updated Sunday, Jan 5 at 6:05 PM

  LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) -- Police in Lexington have charged an 88-year-old man with shooting and killing his 85-year-old wife.
 
   WKYT-TV in Lexington reported (http://bit.ly/1i5Wc8m ) that neighbors heard a single shot Saturday afternoon from the home of John Blevins. The Fayette County Coroner's Office says they found his wife, Elizabeth Blevins, with a single gunshot wound.
 
   Neighbor Brian Jones says police handcuffed John Blevins and walked him down a sidewalk a short time later.
 
   Police say John Blevins may suffer from a form of dementia.
 
   Jail records did not list an attorney for Blevins.

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