Woman charged in husband's death appears in court


Web Editor - Ryan Burkett
Web Editor - Mason Stevenson

MURRAY, Ky. - New developments in the case against Michelle Baxter.

She's charged in the shooting death of her husband.

Local 6 was there as Baxter left court Wednesday afternoon after the judge assigned her case to the grand jury.

Baxter told police she shot her husband at their Murray, Kentucky home during an argument in May.

She is facing one murder charge and tampering with physical evidence.

She will be back in court on August 12.

Earlier story:

MURRAY, Ky. - A woman charged in the shooting death of her husband will be back in court before a judge Wednesday morning.

Investigators say Michelle Baxter shot and killed her husband, Buddy Baxter, at their home on Oxford Drive in Murray, Kentucky in May.

Baxter reportedly told authorities she shot her husband with a 9mm gun during an argument. She is currently in the Calloway County Jail.