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Princeton Woman Arrested For Attempted Murder

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PRINCETON, W.V. (WOAY) – A Princeton woman is in jail after she shot her estranged husband early Thursday morning.

Sgt. S. A. Somers with the Mercer County Sheriff’s Department tells WOAY News that Marina Jones, 51, of Princeton, called 911 and told them she shot her husband.  When Deputies arrived on scene they took Jones into custody.  Her husband was taken to Princeton Hospital and then was flown to Roanoke Trauma Center in Virginia.

The incident happened on Hatcher Church Road.

Police are investigating the motive. Jones is being held in the Southern Regional Jail under a 50,000 dollar bond.

Stay with WOAY News for further updates.



Tyler Barker

Tyler Barker is currently the Interim News Director and Digital Content Manager for WOAY-TV. I was promoted to this job in Mid-November. I still will fill in on weather from time to time. Follow me on Facebook and Twitter @wxtylerb. Have any news tips or weather questions? Email me at tbarker@woay.com


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