Virginia Man Allegedly Murders His Wife in Presence of a Child

A Virginia man faces a murder charge after allegedly fatally shooting his wife on the back deck of their home in the presence of a child, PEOPLE confirms.

Bernie Lee Thompson, 58, was arrested Friday night after authorities responded to a call about a shooting in the town of King and Queen Court House just after 6 p.m., the King and Queen County Sheriff’s Office announced in a Facebook post.

Upon arrival, sheriff’s deputies had a brief standoff with Thompson, who ultimately surrendered and was...


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