Update: Husband Charged With Murder After Wife Dies

David Leon Mitchell

Update Friday:

Henry Co., VA - Officials with the Henry County Sheriff's Office say David Leon Mitchell is now being charged with first degree murder and the use of a firearm in the commission of a murder, both felonies.


Henry Co., VA - A Henry County woman that police say was shot by her own husband has died from her injuries.

David Leon Mitchell, 64, was originally charged with the aggravated malicious wounding of his wife, Linda Sue Mitchell, 57.

She was flown to the hospital two days ago and was listed in critical condition. She died Thursday from her injuries.

Mitchell is still in the Henry County Jail without bond.