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79-Year-Old Woman in Court For Husband's Death

PORT ORCHARD, Wash. (AP) - A 79-year-old woman arrested after her husband was shot dead at their home made her first court appearance Monday.

The Kitsap Sun reports Darlene Green was wheeled into the courtroom on a wheelchair as she faced a judge for the first time since being arrested last week. Green was arrested on suspicion of first-degree murder after one of her sons called police to report the shooting.

Prosecutors say expect to formally charge Green on Tuesday on a lower second-degree charge.

The police report says Green shot her husband, 81-year-old Bill Green, after they had been fighting. Green told police she shot him after he "egged" her on and gave her a gun.
    

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