Jonesboro Man Charged with Wife's Murder

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - A Jonesboro woman is dead today, and her husband is in custody for her murder.

Jonesboro police say 36-year-old Demetricus Hampton choked his wife, Misty Hampton, to death late this morning at the couple's home at 408 Second Street in north Jonesboro.  Police say Hampton turned himself in to them at approximately 11 a.m.  He faces charges of first degree murder.

Police also say they are very familiar with Hampton, and that he has a police record.