Gallatin County woman charged with murder in husband's shooting death

Posted at 5:12 AM, Oct 04, 2017
and last updated 2017-10-04 18:13:29-04

VERONA, Ky. -- A woman shot and killed her husband overnight in rural Gallatin County, according to Kentucky State Police.

Debra Hiles, 36, fatally shot 42-year-old Robert Hiles at their Jacobs Ridge Road home Tuesday night, state police said in a news release. She was evaluated at a local hospital before being released to state police investigators for an interview.

Authorities charged Debra Hiles with murder. She's being held at the Carroll County Detention Center. 

Gallatin County Child Protective Services assisted with placement of children.