73-year-old Lewis County man arrested for wife's murder - WKRN News 2

73-year-old Lewis County man arrested for wife's murder

Posted: Updated: March 28, 2013 12:25 PM
James Hobbs, 73 James Hobbs, 73

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation arrested a 73-year-old Lewis County man for the murder of his wife on Thursday.

James Hobbs is accused of running over his 69-year-old wife, Janice Hobbs, with his vehicle on Highway 99 West during an ongoing domestic dispute which originated at their residence located in the 700 block of Gaither-Hinson Road.

Janice Hobbs died as a result of her injuries Wednesday.

James Hobbs is charged with first degree murder.

The couple owns the Buffalo River Canoe Rental in Lewis County.

No additional information was released.

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