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Wife of ex-Brave Andruw Jones files for divorce

Former Atlanta Braves outfielder Andruw Jones was arrested early Christmas morning in Gwinnett County. Former Atlanta Braves outfielder Andruw Jones was arrested early Christmas morning in Gwinnett County.

By KATE BRUMBACK
Associated Press

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. (AP) - The wife of former Atlanta Braves star Andruw Jones has filed for divorce about a week after she accused him of grabbing her neck and saying he wanted to kill her.

A divorce complaint filed Monday by Nicole Jones in a suburban Atlanta court says their 10-year marriage is "irretrievably broken."

According to a Gwinnett County police report, the pair had a fight around 1:30 a.m. Christmas Day after Nicole Jones asked her husband to help prepare their home for the morning. She told police Andruw Jones dragged her down a staircase, grabbed her neck and said he wanted to kill her.

Nicole Jones' lawyer, John Mayoue, declined to comment Wednesday. It was not immediately clear whether Andruw Jones had a lawyer.

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