Savannah man indicted in murder of wife

The four-count indictment charges 69-year-old Robert Johnson with felony murder in the shooting death of Mary Ellen Johnson on Oct. 31.

The indictment also charged Johnson with aggravated assault on his wife and a second aggravated assault on a bystander in the same incident.

The 66-year-old died of a single bullet fired from a rifle at the couple's home.

Johnson told detectives the couple had been fighting "for 40-something years."


Information from: Savannah Morning News,

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