Husband arrested for the murder of his wife in Iaeger

McDowell County

State Troopers in McDowell County made an arrest in a murder investigation on Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2018.  It began at 6:50 a.m. when they were called to a home on Coon Branch Hollow Road in Iaeger, WV over a domestic dispute.

When investigators arrived, they found April Dawn Mounts had been shot and killed. The suspect in the case is her husband, 41-year-old, Jonathan Ray Mounts.

The case is being investigated by Senior Trooper J.C. Woods. Mr. Mounts is charged with First Degree Murder. He is being held in the McDowell County Holding Unit. After he is arraigned, if he is unable to make bond, he will be taken to the Southwestern Regional Jail. 

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