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Wife Killed, Husband Arrested

A newlywed is dead after being shot to death in her home. Police say her husband pulled the trigger.

It happened Thanksgiving morning in the Maytown community of Floyd County. That's just outside Martin.

Police say Joshua Mock called them around 2:45a.m., saying he had shot his wife in the neck during a fight. Police found 28-year old Linda Mock in the home. She was taken to a St. Joes Hospital in Martin, where she died.

Joshua Mock told police the shooting was self defense. Police charged him with murder. Mock is being held in the Floyd County Detention Center without bond.

Neighbors say the couple just got married last weekend.


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