BRENTWOOD, Tenn. (WZTV) — The children of a mother who was stabbed to death by her husband at the Governors Club in Brentwood are suing his estate for $400 million.
Police said Emma Teeters, 39, was stabbed to death by her husband, 55-year-old Jerry Matthews.
In defense of his daughter and his grandchildren, Terry Teeters, Emma's dad, shot and killed Matthews.
Matthews also stabbed Terry, causing him to have surgery.
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Emma's three minor children, not the biological children of Matthews', are now suing Matthews' estate seeking millions in damages, according to a lawsuit obtained by WZTV.
The lawsuit states $200 million in punitive and $200 million in compensatory damages is being sought.
Jerry, Emma, Emma’s parents and Emma's three kids all lived in the home, according to police.
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