Man charged in the shooting death of his wife, faces judge

(WMC-TV) – A man charged in the shooting death of his wife is set to face a judge Monday morning.

John Simmons, 46, is charged with the first degree murder of his wife, Brendia.

Action news 5 told you about this as breaking news Friday morning.

Simmons is accused of shooting his wife just before midnight in the 63 hundred block of Hunters Place Drive.

Brendia was pronounced dead on the scene. Her body was found in a back bedroom.

Police say the couple had been married for 13 years.

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