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Husband arrested in connection with Forest woman's death

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By Tom Wilmoth

The husband of a Forest woman who died as the result of a gunshot wound in December appeared in Bedford County General District Court this morning in connection with the murder of his wife.

After a lengthy investigation, Wesley Brian Earnest, 37, of Moneta was in court today for shooting his wife, Jocelyn Earnest, 38, of 1482 Pine Bluff Drive, Forest, at her home. He was being held without bond.

Earnest was in court for the charge of the use of a firearm in the commission of committing first-degree murder.


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