Tennessee man gets life in prison for killing wife at office

Published 10:07 am Thursday, October 31, 2019

BLOUNTVILLE (AP) — A Tennessee man has pleaded guilty to shooting his wife to death at the dentist’s office where she worked, months after she filed a restraining order against him.

News outlets report 64-year-old Harry Clint Weaver was convicted of first-degree murder and sentenced to life in prison Tuesday.

Under a plea deal he also pleaded guilty to three counts of aggravated assault, reckless endangerment and aggravated domestic assault.

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The Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office said in February that Harry Weaver fatally shot Kelly Weaver as she worked. Witnesses said at a March hearing that he burst into the office and screamed at her: “I told you I was going to get you!” A patient in the office with a concealed carry permit shot Harry Weaver and held him until police arrived.