UPDATED: Knoxville man charged with running over, killing wife

Knoxville (WVLT) - A Knoxville man is facing a second degree murder charge in connection with the death of his wife.

The body of Leoned Boulanger Cornwell, 43, was found in the parking lot of the ORNL Federal Credit Union on Magnolia Avenue around 6:30 a.m. this morning.

Her husband, Carlos Radal Cornwell, 36, was taken into custody at the scene, questioned, and later charged with second degree murder.

According to Knoxville Police investigators, the Cornwells got into an argument while at the ORNL Credit Union ATM this morning.

Leoned Cornwell got out of the car and Carlos allegedly backed up and ran over her.

Carlos Cornwell has had a prior record of domestic violence against his wife.

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  • by dorian Location: cornwell on Nov 18, 2008 at 05:54 PM
    yall dont need to give him life because that is my daddy and i need to see him.LaChrisa im sorry but dont talk about my daddy that way she was my step mama and i loved her but that is my daddy and the gurl that said give my daddy life shut up because it is hard without a daddy when your still a child.Yall are probally 19 or older and yall are adults my brother looked up to hi even if she did good or bad.Yall dont know my daddy like i do he was the best in the world evenif he did stufff i didnt want to see i love him and yall cant take that from me.Because people are out ther to get him and if anyone does anything to my daddy ill die.Daddy i love u people tlk about u just keep your head up
  • by LaChrisa Clemmons Location: knoxville tn on Mar 7, 2008 at 05:39 PM
    yes Leoned Boulnager Cornwel was my mother and the best mother in da world i really dont know why ne person in there right mind would do nething to her like this be i just hope that he pay for everything he have done.i just want to say thank you to everybody.Mama i love you and i miss you
  • by blayr anterria william Location: townview on Mar 7, 2008 at 05:21 PM
    yall need to give dat man life cause dat is my sister moma and she is takeing it hard i hate seeing my sister going through what she is going 2 through he need 2 suffer he dont need 2 ever 2 see light give that man the death chair i love u sis keep yo head up


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