A 66-year-old Verdigre woman was pronounced dead Monday morning after the Knox County Sheriffs Office and Verdigre Police responded to a report of a shooting.
According to the Knox County Sheriff's Department, Linda O. Privett was pronounced dead at the scene. Phillip Privett, age 66, was taken into custody by the officers. There are no other suspects, according to officials.
An autopsy was to be performed by Douglas County Coroner physicians on Tuesday.
Verdigre Rescue responded to the scene but were not needed.