Sparta woman charged in shooting death of her husband


A Sparta woman has been charged in the shooting death of her husband following an investigation by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation.

Authorities investigated a shooting death on July 20 that happened at a home on Woodland Trail in Sparta. When deputies responded to the call, they reported finding Domenico Iraggi dead from a gunshot wound and his wife, Patricia, with a gunshot wound to her face. Patricia was transported to a Chattanooga hospital for treatment.

During the course of the investigation, agents determined that Patricia could be responsible for the shooting death of her husband.

Patricia Iraggi was arrested and charged with one count of first degree murder on Wednesday. She was booked into the White County Jail on a $300,000 bond.

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