Fayetteville Man Found Guilty of Wife’s Murder

Charles McKinney (Photo: Lincoln County Sheriff's Office)

FAYETTEVILLE, Tenn. (WHNT) – A Lincoln County jury found Charles McKinney guilty of 2nd degree murder in May 7, 2012 shooting of his wife, Courtney McKinney Friday.

Courtney McKinney was shot to death inside the couple’s apartment in May 2012. Investigators say it followed some sort of domestic disturbance.

Neighbors say after shots rang out, Charles McKinney came out of the apartment holding a gun to his own head while carrying the couple’s toddler.


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