Upon further investigation, KY3-TV reports investigators learned Matthew Dedmon saw his wife with Newburn in a restaurant, confronted Newburn about their affair, and fatally shot him three times. Newburn reportedly succumbed to his injuries at a Springfield hospital.
On May 29, police announced they had arrested and charged Dedmon with first-degree murder and armed criminal action. He remains held in the Christian County Detention Center without bond.
According to KY3, Dedmon told investigators he was a pastor at Heritage Baptist Church in Rogersville.