Church Hill Man Appears In Court On Murder Indictment

(CHURCH HILL) – A man indicted on charges he shot and killed his wife in front of their 2-year-old child appeared in court Thursday.

Bryan Lawson pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder and felony reckless endangerment charges in connection with the January 2017 death of Beth Lawson at their Church Hill apartment.

Lawson claims he killed his wife in self-defense.

His trial is set for Dec. 8.