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Wife charged with murdering husband

Posted at 12:22 PM, Jun 22, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-22 12:31:55-04

BUCKINGHAM COUNTY, Va. -- A Trents Mill woman is charged with murdering her husband.

Buckingham County Sheriff's Deputies and Virginia State Police were called to the 300 block of Petersville Church Road at about 9 p.m. Saturday for a shooting.

When law enforcement arrived, they found 33-year-old Chad Steven Given dead at the scene.

"Following an investigation, deputies arrested Cristen Reeves Given, age 33, for her late husband’s death," a Buckingham County Sheriff's Office spokesperson said. "[She] was charged with first-degree murder.

Cristen Reeves Given
Cristen Reeves Given

Given was booked into Piedmont Regional Jail without bond.

Investigators have not yet discussed a motive in the case.