Tony Thomas, who had stepped out of his apartment to smoke a cigarette, murdered his wife for changing a TV programme.
In Arkansas, United States of America, a 58-year-old man, Tony Thomas, has been charged for murdering his wife, Carlisle because she changed a football programme.
According to Fox News, the deceased made the move while her husband was out smoking a cigarette. He was reportedly watching a the television before stepping out of the house.
A fight broke out between the couple when Thomas returned to their residence to continue viewing the game.
In a fit of rage during an argument, the murder suspect was reported to have stabbed his wife Carlisle with a knife. He claimed that he “blacked out” after committing the murder.
Anthony Counts, a Lonoke County Sheriff’s detective wrote in an affidavit, “He claimed he’d blacked out and when he ‘came to,’ he was over her with a knife in his hands.”
Fox also reported that Thomas, who is a serial offender having being convicted of felony on a number of occasions, was granted bail in the sum of $1 million.
He has been scheduled for a hearing expected to hold on Monday, January 22, 2018.