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Jackson County Man Charged with Murdering Wife

A Jackson County man has been charged with murdering his wife.

56-year old Christopher Prichard of Bellevue faces a charge of First Degree Murder in the last weekend’s shooting death of 55-year old Angela Prichard 

On Saturday, the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office responded to a 911 call at the Mississippi Ridge Kennels along Highway 52 in Bellevue and found Angela Prichard dead from an apparent gunshot wound. 

Christopher Prichard was arrested early Sunday morning on warrants for Violation of Protective Order.

Christopher Prichard remains in the Jackson County Sheriff’s jail and was scheduled for an initial appearance Thursday afternoon  If convicted, he could be sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole.

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