Woman Arrested For Husband's Death In White County

SPARTA, Tenn. - A woman has been arrested in connection to the death of her husband in White County.

Authorities said 54-year-old Mark Twain Hensley was found dead inside his home on Plum Creek Road in Sparta on Sunday morning.

Information developed throughout the preliminary investigation showed Hensley's wife, 56-year-old Patsy Hensley, was allegedly responsible for his death.

Patsy was arrested Sunday evening and charged with one count of first degree murder. She was being held in the White County Jail on a $750,000 bond.

The investigation has been ongoing with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, the White County Sheriff’s Office, and the office of the 13th District Attorney General.

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