Holly Meyer Nashville Tennessean Published 1:15 PM EST Dec 8, 2018 Columbia police found a 40-year-old woman strangled to death on Friday and arrested her husband. Richard Aaron Ludwig, 42, has been charged with first degree murder and aggravated domestic assault resulting in death, according to a news release from the police department. At about 5:20 p.m. Friday, patrol officers responded to the 100 block of Sam Davis Road and found the body of Barbara Irene Ludwig. Detectives, who later responded, determined that her death was the result of strangulation. Richard Aaron Ludwig was taken to the Maury County jail. The investigation is ongoing. Reach Holly Meyer at [email protected] or 615-259-8241 and on Twitter @HollyAMeyer.