Husband Charged With Murder Withdraws Court Request

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(Germantown, TN) A man charged with murdering his wife has withdrawn a court request.

Chris Jones is charged with killing Heather Palumbo-Jones after a fight in April.

Today an attorney for Jones withdrew his request for a speedy trial.

Jones was charged with second-degree murder.

Investigators say the couple was going through a divorce when he killed her, burned her body, wrapped her in a mattress and then dumped her in a rural area in Shelby County.