SAVANNAH, GA. (June 10, 2014): – Murder charges were added against a Wilmington Island man Tuesday evening after Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police received preliminary results from an autopsy performed on his wife.

Norman Smart, 37, had been charged with aggravated assault – domestic violence Saturday after he reported Lauren Smart, 34, was not breathing in their house on Walthour Road about 9 a.m.

Autopsy results from the Georgia Bureau of Investigation Crime Lab received today confirmed she died of injuries received in the assault.

Violent Crimes detectives are continuing to investigate the death.