JONESBOROUGH, Tenn. -

A Johnson City pharmacist accused to trying to murder his wife is scheduled to go before a judge Wednesday.

According to the session's court clerk's office, Lee Scott Renfro is scheduled for a preliminary hearing on attempted first degree murder charges Wednesday afternoon.

Johnson City police say the pharmacist was injecting his wife with a diabetic medication in an attempt to kill her. Detectives say the plot was discovered by a nurse at the Johnson City Medical Center, where his wife was a patient.

Renfro has been in jail since last week.

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