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Man charged with murdering his wife in Chadbourn

CHADBOURN — A man is accused of shooting his wife to death inside her home on South Wilkes Street in Chadbourn Saturday night.

According to Chadbourn Police Chief Darrell Trivette II, Wendell Hardie, 42, was arrested at Columbus Regional Healthcare for the murder of 41-year-old Kena McMillan.

Trivette said Hardie was taken to the hospital to be treated for minor lacerations. Trivette could not specify where or how Hardie was injured.

Columbus County Coroner Linwood Cartrette said McMillan was taken to Columbus Regional Healthcare after being shot, where she later died from her injuries.

Hardie was booked in the Columbus County Detention Center under a first-degree murder charges. His first court appearance was scheduled for Monday.

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Man charged with murdering his wife in Chadbourn
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