A Fort Campbell soldier accused of killing his wife on post Friday night remains in critical condition after he reportedly shot himself following a high-speed chase that went through two states.
Fort Campbell officials have not released the name of the soldier or victim, but confirmed to WHOP Saturday afternoon that military police responded to an on-post residence regarding a homicide Friday night around 10 p.m, with the soldier allegedly murdering his wife.
Following the murder, the Fort Campbell soldier reportedly fled to Georgia early Saturday morning in his white Cadillac and a high speed chase ensued with Bartow County Sheriff’s deputies.
Bartow County Sheriff’s Sergeant Jonathan Rogers said the high-speed chase first began in Hamilton County, Tennessee.
Sergeant Rogers says following the high speed chase, the soldier shot himself and was then life-flighted to Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta, where he is in critical condition.
This is a developing story and more information will be released as soon as it becomes available.