SARASOTA -- A 45-year-old Sarasota woman has been charged with running over her husband with a car in the driveway of their home and then fleeing the scene, according to the Sarasota County Sheriff's Office.
Christopher Williams, 48, was killed March 17, and Leslie Williams on Wednesday surrendered to deputies after they obtained a warrant for her arrest, according to a news release.
The incident happened about midnight at the couple's home on Oakford Road in Sarasota.
"According to witnesses, Leslie and Christopher were arguing inside the home and then moved outside," the sheriff's office said in the release. "During the confrontation Leslie got into her 2006 GMC Yukon Denali and Christopher walked toward the gate at the end of the driveway. Investigators learned that Leslie put the Yukon in drive and struck the victim with the front of the vehicle and knocked him into the gate. Leslie continued driving, running over Christopher as she fled the scene."
The couple's son called 9-1-1. Responding deputies found Christopher Williams' body, according to the report.
Leslie Williams is charged with negligent manslaughter and leaving the scene of a crash with death. She was being held without bond at the Sarasota County jail.