70-year-old Woman Accused of Murdering Husband

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Mugshot: Colleen Harris


A 70-year-old woman has been arrested after her husband was found dead at their El Dorado County home.

On Sunday, El Dorado County Sheriff’s got a report of a homicide near Pleasant Valley Road and Wilderness Way and soon found a man dead.

The man, identified Tuesday as Robert Harris, looked to have died from a gunshot wound.

Colleen Harris, 70, was arrested and has been charged with murder. Colleen has been identified by authorities as Robert’s wife.

Robert was said to have been an active volunteer of the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office STAR program.

Authorities are still investigating the incident.

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