Woman charged with murder in husband's shooting death

(Jefferson County Sheriff's Office)

A 33-year-old Sylvan Springs woman is charged in connection with her husband's shooting death.

Saturday night, deputies responded to the 200 block of Oak Lane in Sylvan Springs on reports a wife shot her husband. When deputies arrived, they found 41-year-old Keith Hilyer dead at the scene.

The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office says Keith and his wife, Amanda Hilyer, were arguing when she broke into a neighbor's vehicle, stole a handgun and used it to shoot her husband.

Amanda Hilyer is charged with murder, unlawful breaking and entering a vehicle and 2nd degree theft of property. She is being held in the Jefferson County Jail on $100,000 bond.

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