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Wayne County man charged with murder in wife’s death

March 24, 2019

A Wayne County man has been arrested after authorities said he killed his wife last week.

Timmie Lane Batts, 56, of 105 R&M Circle in Fremont, was charged with murder after his wife, Janet Marie Batts, was found dead inside their home on Friday.

Authorities said an autopsy determined that Janet Batts died as a result of blunt force trauma to the head.

Timmie Batts was arrested Friday and was being held at the Wayne County Jail without bond.

Anybody with information about the case is asked to call the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office at 919-735-2255.