Husband claims he shot wife in head while cleaning gun - WKRN News 2

Husband claims he shot wife in head while cleaning gun

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Cody Taylor, 27, is charged with criminal homicide. Cody Taylor, 27, is charged with criminal homicide.
LYLES, Tenn. -

Authorities in Hickman County arrested a man early Thursday morning for the murder of his wife.

Deputies with the Hickman County Sheriff's Office found Catherin Taylor, 28, dead around 1:30 a.m. at the home she shared with her husband on Randolph Lane in Lyles, about 50 minutes southwest of Nashville.

She died of a single gunshot wound to the head.

According to Hickman County Chief Deputy Scott Smith, her husband, Cody Taylor, 27, stated he was cleaning his gun when he accidentally shot his wife.

A subsequent investigation by detectives resulted in the arrest of Taylor.

He was charged with criminal homicide.

A July 23 court date has been set.

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