Husband charged in fatal shooting of wife, 27

Colin Montgomery
Colin Montgomery

A husband was charged with murder in the Tuesday night shooting of his wife, Kentucky State Police said.

Jennifer Montgomery, 27, died at the scene on Shakertown Road north of Danville, state police said in a release.

The alleged shooter, Colin Montgomery, 29, was taken into custody by the Boyle County Sheriff’s Office and was lodged in the Boyle County jail.

State police were notified just after 8 p.m. about the fatal shooting at the residence.

The body was taken to the state medical examiner’s office in Frankfort for an autopsy.

The ongoing investigation is being conducted by state police Detective Tye Chavies.