|Cheryl Allender of California, Kentucky was shot and killed Tuesday. Her husband, Will Allender, was charged with the murder. Photo: provided.|
The shooting was reported around 4:45 p.m. Tuesday in the 11600 block of Mary Ingles Highway. More than five hours after the shooting, investigators were still at the scene gathering evidence.
Cheryl Allender, 37, was shot dead, Campbell County police said.
She was a mother of six, neighbors said, and a member of Mentor Baptist Church. Neighbors added that several young children lived in the home.
Witnesses said they heard around five gunshots and a car peeling out of the driveway.
John "Will" Allender, 36, the victim’s husband, was arrested and charged with murder. He is being held at the Campbell County Detention Center without bond. Allender walked out of the house and waited on the porch until officers arrived, the neighbor said.
|John "Will" Allender was booked into the Campbell County Detention Center Tuesday. No bond was set. Photo: CCDC.|