Christina Bates

A Lincoln County woman is being held without bond in connection with the shooting death of her husband.

Christina Lynn Bates, 41, reportedly told a Lincoln County deputy sheriff responding to her call reporting a shooting at the couple’s home Monday morning that she fatally shot her husband, according to a news release from Lincoln County Sheriff Larry McGee.

After handcuffing Bates, the deputy found 43-year-old Glen Bates in the bedroom of the home.

A coroner pronounced Bates dead at the scene. His body was sent to the Arkansas State Crime Lab.

Christina Bates is being held without bond at the Jefferson County Detention Center on probable cause of capital murder.