Man Pleads Guilty to Second Degree Murder of His Wife

Henry Co., VA-- A Henry County man who was charged with the first degree murder of his wife pleaded guilty to second degree murder in court Thursday morning.

David Leon Mitchell, 64, shot his wife, Linda Sue Mitchell in Bassett back in January. His wife died from gun shot injuries.

Mitchell was originally charged with aggravated malicious wounding, but after further investigation, his charges were upgraded. He'll be sentenced in August.