Melissa Gholson, of Orange Park, charged with 2nd-degree murder

A Clay County pistillate has been charged with second-degree execution aft she admitted to shooting and sidesplitting her husband, according to a study from the Clay County Sheriff’s Office.

The study states that 39-year-old Melissa Gholson, of Orange Park, confessed to shooting and sidesplitting her husband, 36-year-old David Gholson, successful a recorded interrogation with investigators.

According to the report, Melissa Gholson stated she was bushed of arguing and wanted it to stop.

The study says Melissa Gholson admitted to arguing with her hubby Saturday, erstwhile she pointed the weapon astatine him, pulling the trigger. The study states that the weapon clicked, but a slug was not successful the chamber.

She past told police, the study says, that her hubby ran into the store and she ran aft him, firing the gun. The study says she changeable him aggregate times.

Melissa Gholson, according to deputies, near the assemblage successful the store overnight, watched TV and slept connected the couch. The study says she past told constabulary she woke up, ran errands and went to her sister’s house, wherever she confessed to sidesplitting her husband.


She’s been charged with second-degree execution and was taken to the Clay County Jail.

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