DINWIDDIE, VA (WWBT) - A Dinwiddie man faces first-degree murder charges in the death of his 63-year-old wife.
Joseph Earl Walton, 61, was initially charged with aggravated malicious wounding and domestic assault and battery. Sheriffs say his wife, Nancy Sue, was at their home on Satisfaction Lane in the Church Road area of the county when she was badly injured on January 8. She was taken to VCU Medical Center with life-threatening injuries and died on Monday.
Additional charges were filed against Joseph Walton, who is being held at the Meherrin River Regional Jail without bond until his court date.