Man killed by wife 15 minutes after release from jail

Man killed by wife 15 minutes after release from jail

A Tennessee man was shot and killed by his wife less than 15 minutes after he was released from jail.

Robert Vann Marshall, 34, allegedly broke an order of protection Saturday barring him from going anywhere near his wife. Earlier that day, he was thrown in the slammer and given the order because he allegedly threatened to kill his wife and children, WBIR reported.

At 1:27 p.m., he was released from jail. At 1:38 p.m., officers received a call from Marshall’s wife at their McMinn County home, during which she claimed her husband was forcing his way inside the home. Police said he was irate, suicidal and possibly armed.

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