Aragon Man arrested for Murder
An Aragon man has been arrested on felony murder charges after allegedly shooting and killing his wife. Shay Merritt, age 31 called 911 Saturday night around 11:40 p.m. and reported an attempted suicide. Upon arrival of Aragon Police and EMS crews, Rite Merritt, age 27, was found dead. After investigating the incident Shay Merritt admitted to police to shooting his wife. Merritt’s body has been sent to the Georgia Crime Lab for further investigation. Merritt remains in the Polk County jail without bond.