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Suspect Charged in Curtis Drive Homicide

Release Date:  08/21/2017
By:  Chief Grant Gillespie

Waverly Police Department Detectives arrested Charles Shear, 22, of Waverly, last night on a charge of Second Degree Murder in the death of his wife, Brandi Shear, 22, of Waverly.  Officers were called to a residence at 105 Curtis Dr. on a report of gunshots being fired.  When the Officers arrived they discovered Brandi Shear deceased in her vehicle in the driveway.

Waverly PD Detectives Mike Hubbs and Jonathan Fortner are investigating the incident with the assistance of the TN Bureau of Investigation.   The investigation revealed that shots had been fired by both the husband and the wife during the exchange.  No one else was injured in the shooting.  Charles Shear is currently in the Humphreys County Jail under a $300,000 bond.


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