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Corinth Police charge woman with husband's murder

Phyllis Marlar, 55, is charged with the murder of her husband, 65-year-old William Marlar.

Posted: Jan 17, 2020 11:45 AM
Updated: Jan 17, 2020 1:10 PM

CORINTH, Miss. (WTVA) - The woman charged with the murder of her husband appeared in court Thursday.

Phyllis Marlar, 55, is charged with the murder of her husband, 65-year-old William Marlar.

Phyllis Marlar | Source: Corinth Police Department

Corinth Police found him dead inside the couple’s Main Street home the afternoon of Jan. 3. He had a gunshot wound to the chest, Police said.

According to Corinth Police, Phyllis Marlar was treated for a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the arm at a Memphis hospital and later admitted to an addiction recovery center in Southaven.

Southaven Police arrested her Wednesday evening on a Corinth Police warrant.

Corinth Police are investigating the shooting as a domestic dispute.

During her Thursday court appearance, her bond was set at $100,000.

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