Noblesville man accused of killing wife, cat

June 27, 2011

A Noblesville man is accused of murdering his wife while the couple was in Kentucky. Police charged Lonnie Daughtery, 37, with murder and cruelty to animals Saturday after they found 45-year-old Michele Daughtery’s body inside a room at the Holiday Inn Express in Elizabethtown. Lonnie Daughtery told police he strangled his wife to help her commit suicide. Detectives also accuse him of killing their cat, which was also in the room.