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UPDATE: Barbour County woman accused of killing her husband

Carli Reed was arrested and charged with first degree murder.
Carli Reed was arrested and charged with first degree murder.(WDTV)
Published: Aug. 16, 2019 at 9:56 AM EDT
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UPDATE 08/16/2019 05:54 p.m.

Fagons was a correctional officer with the Tygart Valley Regional Jail. 5 News reached out to officials from the West Virginia Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation who sent a statement saying "The division of corrections and rehabilitation mourns the death of correctional officer II Marcus Alva Fagons."

"He was so funny. His laughter, it was contagious and he didn't like to see anybody upset or down and he would do anything in his power to try and make them laugh or smile all of them," said Tiffany Taylor, a friend of Fagons.

Law enforcement officials throughout Barbour County also mourned the loss of a fellow officer.

"Please join the members in praying for the family of Officer Marcus Fagons of the West Virginia Division of Corrections who was shot and killed in his home," stated Philippi Police in a Facebook post Friday afternoon.

According to the criminal complaint, Reed is married to Fagons.


ORIGINAL 08/16/2019 11:55 a.m.

A woman was arrested after she allegedly shot and killed her husband Thursday evening.

According to the criminal complaint, police responded to 14406 Morgantown Pike and found the victim, Marcus Fagons lying on the bed with a gunshot wound to his head.

According to troopers, EMS personnel arrived on scene and began treating Fagons. He died a short time later.

According to the criminal complaint, Carli Reed also called 911 and told them that she was the one that shot Fagons.

According to the criminal complaint, Reed told troopers that she and Fagons got into an argument. She said she was upset because she believed that he was talking to other girls.

According to troopers, Reed said that Fagons was lying on the bed when she picked up a Glock pistol on the night stand and shot the victim. Reed then left the home and drove to her parent's before calling 911.

Reed has been charged with first degree murder and is currently being held at Central Regional Jail with no bond.