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Rene Drake, 60, is charged with second-degree murder in the death of her husband.

A 60-year-old woman has been charged with murder in the shooting death of her husband outside Dale City.

Police were called to the 3300 block of Labourn Drive at 8:08 p.m. Wednesday, where they found the suspect, identified as Rene Rachelle Drake, near the front entrance, said Prince William County police Sgt. Jonathan Perok.

Inside, officers found her husband, 54-year-old Tyrone Timothy Drake, suffering a gunshot wound to the upper body. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police say the couple had an argument inside the home which escalated.

"During the encounter, a firearm was brandished and the victim was shot," Perok said.

The firearm was recovered and Rene Drake was arrested. She is being held without bond at the Prince William-Manassas regional jail on a second-degree murder charge, Perok said.

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Fredrick22

Dale City...…..A Friendly Little Town.

Brad London

The culture of violence continues...

Trev123

This is crazy

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