Sparta woman charged with first degree murder for fatally shooting husband

Posted at 11:22 AM, Sep 20, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-20 13:22:19-04

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    SPARTA, TN (WSMV) — The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation announced Wednesday that a Sparta woman was charged in the death of her husband.

Officials say Patricia Iraggi, 73, was arrested and charged with First Degree Murder for fatally shooting her husband, 77-year-old Domenico Iraggi.

The investigation began July 20 when deputies with the White County Sheriff’s Department found Domenico dead from a gunshot wound at a residence on Woodland Trail in Sparta. Patricia was at the scene as well. She had a gunshot wound to her face.

The TBI says Patricia was arrested Wednesday. She was booked into White County Jail on a $300,000 bond.

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