Monday, December 31, 2012

Sylvester, GA: Worth County woman arrested in husband's death

SYLVESTER, Ga. -- Officials in Worth County have identified a 52-year-old woman who was arrested in her husband's death.

Jannie Mae Tweedy was arrested in the Christmas Eve shooting death of 57-year-old Carl Tweedy.

Authorities say Carl Tweedy suffered multiple gunshot wounds late Monday night and died at the Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital.

Sheriff's officials say the shooting stemmed from a domestic dispute, and Jannie Tweedy is being held without bond on a felony murder charge in the Worth County Jail.

Tweedy had not been arraigned as of Wednesday afternoon, and it was not immediately clear if she had a lawyer.

Sylvester is about 20 miles east of Albany.

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