By Monica Land
WAYNESBORO – An Alabama man is being held on a $1 million bond after allegedly shooting his wife to death as she drove down the highway in Mississippi last Thursday.
Twenty-five-year-old Anthony Pace appeared before a Wayne County, Miss. judge Saturday on charges he killed his wife, 22-year-old Amber Andrews. Pace was arrested at his mother’s house in Choctaw County, Alabama.
Authorities said on Feb. 21, Andrews was driving alone on U.S. 84 outside Waynesboro, Miss. around 3 p.m. when she was shot at least once. Andrews ran off the road and crashed her vehicle.
She was pronounced dead at the scene.
Wayne County authorities did not release where the shot came from or where how to save money on car repairs Pace was at the time of the shooting.
Deputies were sent to Pace’s mother’s home in Choctaw County, Alabama and Pace was reportedly sitting on the front porch,
Pace was taken into custody without incident allegedly telling police where the murder weapon was.
A gun was recovered at the Choctaw County residence, but investigators have yet to confirm it was the actual weapon used in Andrews’ murder.
Unconfirmed reports said Pace and Andrews were married late last year, but were separated at the time of the shooting.
Pace has prior charges of domestic violence in the state of Alabama.