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Husband with history of violence wanted for questioning in wife's death

Mr. Joseph Felton is wanted for questioning in the death o his wife whose body was found inside their home Saturday afternoon.
Mr. Joseph Felton is wanted for questioning in the death o his wife whose body was found inside their home Saturday afternoon.
Henry County Police

A woman was found dead at her Henry County home early Saturday afternoon - and police are searching for her husband as a person of interest in her death.

Around 1 p.m. family members found Ms. Sheray Latriest Felton dead at her home in Hampton after speaking to her earlier in the morning, according to Henry County police.

The woman's husband, Mr. Joseph Andrew Felton Jr., was nowhere to be found, police spokesman Sgt. Joey Smith said in a news release.

So far, police have not determined the cause or manner of the woman's death, but is seeking her husband for questioning.

Mr. Felton has a history of violence, Sgt. Smith said.

He was arrested earlier in January when police responded to the home on a report of domestic violence, Sgt. Smith said.

Mr. Felton was last seen driving a black 2005 Chrysler 300 four-door with sunroof bearing Illinois tag: 181441EN, the spokesman said.

Anyone with information about is whereabouts is asked to contact Detective Tom Scott at (770) 288-8249 or call 911.

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