The Lincoln County Sheriff said Thursday that Tamara Richie, 50, of Waynesburg, shot her husband David Richie to death while he slept.
Investigators said a family member called authorities and said Tamara Richie had called her sister and told her that she had shot and killed her husband and that he was dead in their home.
Authorities immediately responded to the house on New Lane and said they found David Richie dead from a gunshot wound to the head.
Investigators said Tamara Richie was arrested and charged with murder.
She was lodged in the Lincoln County Jail.