Jason Cory Sanders, 43, is accused of shooting Margaret Ann Sanders around midnight at their home near Cumby, geleë ongeveer 65 miles northeast of Dallas, FOX4 Dallas-Fort Worth reported, citing the Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office.
Deputate het geantwoord op a 911 call from the home and arrived to find Margaret Ann Sanders with a gunshot wound to her torso. She was rushed to a hospital, where she died the next morning, het die balju se kantoor gesê. It was determined that she was pregnant.
Tydens die ondersoek, Sanders told deputies that he fired a shot into the air with the intention of scaring his wife, but the projectile struck her, die Sulphur Springs News-Telegram reported.
Sanders also told deputies that he needed to use his cellphone to send his boss a message. But investigators instead spotted him deleting Facebook messages to his wife, volgens die koerant.
Sanders was charged with capital murder, aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, family violence and tampering with evidence, Volgens online jail records.
He was being held in the Hopkins County Jail on a $ 2 miljoen verband.