Marine charged in wife's shooting death
Posted July 14, 2014
Richlands, N.C. — A Marine was arrested Sunday night in connection with his wife's death, Onslow County authorities said Monday.
Christopher Michael Skaggs, 32, of 501 Cherry Blossom Lane in Richlands, is charged with murder and was being held without bond in the Onslow County jail.
Deputies responded to Skaggs' home at about 9:45 p.m. Sunday to investigate a reported shooting and found Jordan Skaggs, 31, dead in the house. She had been shot multiple times in the chest, authorities said.
Sheriff Ed Brown told WITN-TV that the couple's three children were next door at the time of the shooting and were unharmed.