The wife of the former managing partner of Burr & Forman’s Atlanta office has been charged with murder in the 2018 slaying of her husband, Cherokee County authorities said Wednesday.

Cherokee County investigators arrested Melody Farris, the wife of Burr & Forman partner Gary Wayne Farris, on Tuesday night at the home of an acquaintance in Tulahoma, Tennessee, said Cherokee County sheriff’s Capt. Jay Baker. Melody Farris, 59, was charged with malice murder, aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and concealing her husband’s death, Baker said.

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