Mary Winkler has been charged with first-degree murder for the shooting death of her husband, Matthew Winkler, the minister of Fourth Street Church of Christ in Selmer, Tennessee. He was found in the bedroom of the church parsonage by church members when he didn't show up for Wednesday night services March 22.
Winkler did not answer questions as she left the jail. She left with her father headed for McMinnville, TN, where her attorneys said she will be staying and working while awaiting trial.
"She's directly on her way to McMinnville," Steve Farese, one of her attorneys, told reporters. "She couldn't tell us enough how much she appreciated our efforts. She tried to thank everyone in the jail for being so kind and considerate to her under the circumstances."
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