Marianna Fire Chief Killed in Domestic Dispute

MARIANNA, AR - A domestic dispute in Marianna yesterday apparently led to the murder of the city's fire chief.

Charles "Chuck" Boone, 43, was shot to death early Sunday morning when Steve Amos, who is suspected of the shooting, went to the house of his estranged wife, where Amos reportedly found the two of them together.

The Lee County Sheriff says Amos shot Boone and then beat his estranged wife.

The incident occured around 3:30 a.m.

Boone's death marks the fifth homicide in Lee County in 2007, with each death being domestic-related.