Coweta County

Police say Coweta County woman murdered her husband, claimed it was an accident

COWETA COUNTY, Ga. — Coweta County police have charged a woman with her husband’s murder after they say she claimed it was a terrible accident.

Cheryl Coe called 911 at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday evening and said she had accidentally shot her husband.

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Luke Coe was still alive in his bedroom when officers arrived to the home on Tommy Lee Cook Road. He succumbed to his injuries shortly after and was pronounced dead on the scene.

Investigators determined that Cheryl Coe’s claim that she shot her husband accidentally was false. They determined the gunshot was intentional.


Cheryl Coe was subsequently arrested and charged with murder and aggravated assault.

Detectives are still working to learn what led up to the fatal shooting.