According to Nashville police, Randy Travis' wife shot and killed him because of an alleged affair.

According to police, the wife of country music artist Randy Travis allegedly shot and killed her husband on Sunday because she thought he was having an affair.

According to the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department, Christine Ann Roberts, 72, 

was taken into custody after she allegedly shot her husband Thomas Roberts, 68, in the chest at their Howard Avenue home in Nashville at around 8 p.m.

Christine Roberts "made spontaneous utterances that she had shot her husband because he had cheated on her," the arrest affidavit claims, citing the statements made by the responding officers.

According to the arrest affidavit, a neighbor who claimed to have heard the gunshots called 911 after discovering Thomas Roberts laying on the patio.

As per the arrest affidavit, the neighbor informed the detectives that the defendant had disclosed to them that she had shot her husband after realizing he had cheated on her.

The arrest affidavit states that Christine Roberts did not talk to police about self-defense.

The arrest report notes that Thomas Roberts was declared dead at the scene.

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