Authorities search for Springfield man who admitted killing his wife

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SPRINGFIELD, Tennessee — Authorities are searching for a Springfield man they say admitted killing his wife.

According to media reports, a man who identified himself as Joseph Parker called 911 around 2:45 a.m. Friday and said he had killed his wife two days earlier.

When officers arrived at the home, they found the body of 44-year-old Samantha Parker, but her husband wasn't there.

The cause of death has not been released. However, authorities have classified the case a homicide.

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is assisting in the case. The state added 45-year-old Joseph Parker to the Tennessee's Top Ten Most Wanted list.

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