Suwanee Police Still Investigating 'Accidental' Fatal Shooting
Steven Thomas and his late wife Charissa Thomas were in their home during the incident in October.
Suwanee Police report no new developments as of Friday (Oct. 19) in the recent fatality in which a man said he "accidentally shot his wife in the head" in their suburban home.
Police are "still investigating" the incident that occurred early Oct. 10 at the Riverview Run Lane home of Steven and Charissa Thomas, spokesperson Capt. Clyde Byers said. No charges have been filed.
According to police records, Steven Thomas told Suwanee Police dispatch in the early morning hours of the shooting. Officers responded to the call about 3 a.m., and Steven Thomas soon surrendered without incident. He was taken into detention and later released.
Charissa Thomas' body was found at the top of the staircase.
A gun was positioned between her legs, and a cell phone was next to her body. There was a "large amount of blood" on her head, face and body, the incident report said
There was blood leading away from her body, through the master bedroom and into the master bathroom. There was blood in the sink, and water was still running.
Police also said a rag and cleaning agent were found on the floor just outside the bathroom.
In the master bedroom, a bedside stand had been moved away from a wall irregularly, the police report said.
At Suwanee Police headquarters, Steven Thomas left bloodied undergarments as evidence, police said.