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Wife's name disclosed in Worth County slaying

Jannie Mae Tweedy was in the Worth County Jail on Dec. 26, 2012.

Jannie Mae Tweedy was in the Worth County Jail on Dec. 26, 2012.

SYLVESTER, Ga. — Carl Tweedy, 57, of 962 Pearson Road in Worth County, died from a gunshot after 11:30 p.m. Monday at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital, Worth County Coroner Johnny Johnson said.

Tweedy’s wife, 52-year-old Jannie Mae Tweedy, was in the Worth County Jail on Wednesday facing charges in connection with the shooting, a jail spokesman said..

Johnson would not say how many times Tweedy was shot. He said an autopsy is scheduled for the body.