Wife killed by husband in Antioch murder-suicide, police say
The shooting happened in the Peppertree Forest subdivision in Antioch.
Published: Mar. 23, 2023 at 11:55 AM CDT|Updated: Mar. 23, 2023 at 8:41 PM CDT
ANTIOCH, Tenn. (WSMV) - Nashville detectives investigated an apparent murder-suicide in Antioch Thursday morning.
Authorities say it appears a husband, identified by police as 42-year-old Antonio Bridges, fatally shot his wife, 37-year-old Verleria Bridges, before shooting himself.
Police said Antonio Bridges came home at about 10 a.m. and argued with his wife before the shooting. Verleria Bridges’ adult daughter was home at the time and called 911, police said.
The police department’s Domestic Violence Division had no prior involvement with the couple.
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