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Tamarac man says he accidentally shot wife in head while she slept

Monique Browdy pronounced dead at hospital

Broward Sheriff's Office deputies say Jason Browdy fatally shot his wife, Monique, while she was asleep in their bed early Tuesday morning in Tamarac.
Broward Sheriff's Office deputies say Jason Browdy fatally shot his wife, Monique, while she was asleep in their bed early Tuesday morning in Tamarac.

TAMARAC, Fla. – A Tamarac man fatally shot his wife in the head while she was sleeping early Tuesday morning, a Broward Sheriff's Office spokeswoman said.

The shooting occurred just before 6:40 a.m. Tuesday at 5720 Tuscany Terrace.

BSO spokeswoman Gina Carter said Jason Browdy, 35, told deputies that he accidentally shot his wife in the head while she slept in their bed.

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Monique Browdy, 33, was taken to Broward Health Medical Center, where she was pronounced dead Tuesday afternoon.

Carter said detectives are questioning Jason Browdy about the shooting.

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