MILLER COUNTY, Mo. – The wife of a man killed in an Iberia house fire in December 2018 has been charged for his death.

Amy Murray, 40, of Iberia, is charged with first degree murder and armed criminal action.

Authorities say they responded to a house fire at 9 Janice Drive on December 11, 2018. During the investigation the body of Joshua Murray was found as well as evidence indicating arson. 

Through an autopsy the Boone County Medical Examiner determined that Joshua Murray was deceased prior to the fire and concluded the cause of death as poisoning.

The investigation led authorities to arrest Amy Murray. She is being held in the Miller County Adult Detention Center on a $750,000 bond.