Ky man charged with shooting, killing wife

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Associated Press

Posted on January 6, 2014 at 10:03 AM

Updated Monday, Jan 6 at 10:03 AM

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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Information from: WKYT-TV, http://www.wkyt.com

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