Lawanda Brown, 57, shoots husband in back of head – didn’t like his tone of voice

Wife shot husband in head over a Google search in their Fernandina Beach home

Lawanda Brown, 57, claimed her husband asked her to search Google for a project template but she became upset with his tone of voice

Cops arrived at the home around 1 p.m. to find Tony Brown, 58, was shot in the back of the head

Lawanda told investigators the last thing she remembered was her husband walking out of the room and then her memory became “a blur.”

 

The victim was airlifted to the hospital in critical condition

Lawanda Brown was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder

She remained in custody Wednesday on $500,000 bail

Tony Brown, a prominent businessman, was discovered in a pool of blood Monday at his Fernandina Beach home after his 57-year-old wife, Lawanda Brown, allegedly wounded him, WPTV reported.
Lawanda Brown told responding officers that her husband asked her to search Google for a project template but she became upset with his tone of voice. She told investigators that the last thing she remembered was her husband walking out of the room and then her memory became “a blur.”
The 58-year-old husband, who owns a consulting agency with his wife, was nominated in 2001 by President George W. Bush for a position in the US Treasury Department. He also served as a former Riviera Beach Community Redevelopment Agency director.
The couple’s source of conflict Monday stemmed from a project they were working on for their business, according to Nassau County Sheriff’s Office.
Deputies arrived at the home around 1 p.m. to find Tony Brown  shot in the back of the head. He was airlifted to the hospital in critical condition.
Deputies reported finding a .38 caliber revolver in the bedroom of their home.
The wife was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder. She remained in custody Wednesday at Nassau County Jail, where she is being held on $500,000 bail, according to court records.

 

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