Decatur Police release 911 call reporting murder of man police say was shot by his wife

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Michelle Lee Owens (Photo: Decatur Police)

Michelle Lee Owens (Photo: Decatur Police)

DECATUR, Ala. - Decatur Police have released the 911 call reporting the death of a man police said was killed by his wife Sunday.

Michelle Lee Owens was arrested and charged with the murder of her husband, Lawrence Edward Owens II, Sunday afternoon.

A 911 call from one of Michelle Owens' children alerted police to the murder.

The caller reported that Michelle Owens had been diagnosed with, "Some kind of disease that makes you think thoughts that really aren't real" and that she wasn't letting him inside the home after a sleepover.

The caller told dispatchers that a family member inside the home with Michelle Owens said that she had killed Lawrence Owens. When the caller spoke with her, she claimed that she hadn't killed him, "But I saw the look in her face, and she looked worried."

The caller added that she had recently purchased a pistol and had been carrying it around with her.

You can read the full text of the 911 call by clicking here.

Michelle Owens is being held in the Morgan County Jail on $1 million bond.