Woman accused of murdering her husband in Texas is captured in Mexico

A woman accused of murdering her husband in Texas was arrested in Mexico. The woman had fled to the Aztec country after being accused of ...

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  • A woman accused of murdering her husband in Texas was arrested in Mexico.
  • The woman had fled to the Aztec country after being accused of murdering her young husband.
  • The suspect was a fugitive for several months.

A woman accused of murdering her husband in Texas was recently captured in Mexico, where she had fled to escape the police officers who had been ‘hunting’ her for months.

People reported this Monday, August 2, that a search that lasted for months to locate an alleged murderer identified as Clara Jassmin Ledward ended in Mexico where she was finally captured.

Woman accused of murdering husband in Texas arrested in Mexico

woman accused of murdering husband

Clara Ledward, 29, of Texas, was arrested on Friday, July 30, on charges of murdering her husband Jacob Ledward, 24, last May, People confirmed.

According to a statement issued by the Odessa police in Texas, Clara Ledward was shot during her arrest by Mexican authorities in Ojinaga, Chihuahua, where she had a family, the portal said. Law & Crime.

The woman was injured during the arrest

woman accused of murdering husband

“During her arrest, Clara Ledward suffered non-life threatening gunshot wounds,” the statement read. “Mexican authorities extradited Ledward to the United States and Brewster County for medical attention.”

She was later detained by Odessa police at the hospital, located in Alpine, Texas. Police said Clara Ledward killed her husband Jacob in Odessa in early May, the People report detailed.

They have not yet reported the motive, but the woman has already been accused of murdering her husband

Woman accused of murdering husband
Photo: Odessa, Texas Police Department

Jacob’s body was found inside his home on May 6 after family members called the police to request that they conduct a wellness check at his home.

Authorities have not yet specifically reported how Jacob was killed and have not discussed a possible motive for the killing, People said in reviewing the woman’s capture on Monday.

The woman accused of murdering her husband in Texas was hiding in Mexico

woman accused of murdering husband

“At the beginning of the investigation, the Odessa Police Department became aware of the fact that Ms. Ledward fled to Mexico, ”the statement read. “Our partners at the FBI helped us issue an arrest warrant for Illegal Flight to Avoid Prosecution so we could work with the government of Mexico in his apprehension.”

Clara Ledward, who uses her husband’s last name, has been charged with murder and tampering with evidence. He has not yet appeared before a judge to present his arguments before the charges, People said.

Family of the victim appreciates capture of the suspect (click on the image to see the video)

woman accused of murdering husband
Screenshot of video posted by CBS 7

Information about his attorney, if he had one, was not yet available Monday morning. The victim’s family issued a statement to Your Basin after the arrest on Friday.

“We, his family, praise and thank God for his capture, as well as all those who have been involved in making this happen,” the statement said. “This is just the first step in getting ‘Justice for Jacob,'” he added.

He shot a friend after finishing the wedding because he believed he had an affair with his wife

shot friend

Did not trust his friendship. A man who had just got married shot a friend because he believed he was having an affair with his wife. Immediately, police officers were activated and managed to arrest him.

The suspect was identified as Devin Jose Jones, 30, of Louisiana, who allegedly shot a friend on his wedding day because he thought he was having an affair with his new wife. New York Post on the night of Sunday, August 1.

I wouldn’t have thought twice and shot a friend

shot friend
Photo: St John Parish Sheriff’s Office

Devin Jose Jones and his girlfriend, who was not identified, were driving with the victim after the wedding was concluded on Saturday night when they were stopped by a traffic accident that had occurred on Interstate 10, in New Orleans, in Louisiana, the St. John Parish Sheriff’s Office told the newspaper L’Observateur.

The two men then started arguing in the car around 11:00 at night. Later, Devin Jose Jones drew his firearm and chased the friend between cars along the road, where he shot and wounded him in the leg, police said.

Suspect captured after he shot a friend

shot friend

Meanwhile, Devin Jose Jones’ new wife stopped an ambulance and told staff that her husband was trying to kill her before barricading himself inside that vehicle, police said, according to the Post report.

Devin Jose Jones then tried to break into the ambulance, but was unsuccessful. Later the police chased him, reached on foot and arrested him. On Sunday morning he had already been charged with attempted murder in the second degree, illegal use of weapons or dangerous instruments, aggravated assault in the second degree (felony) and two counts of aggravated damage to criminal property (felony), he said. the L’Observateur medium.

A passerby was also injured

shot friend

Citing police and the daily L’Observateur, the New York Post reported that a bystander was also injured in the hand after a bullet went through the rear window of his vehicle.

The victims were airlifted to the University Medical Center in New Orleans and are in stable condition. The investigation is ongoing, authorities cited in the Post’s report said.

He suspected that the friend was having an affair with his wife

Chronic girl falls in love with neighbor
Photo file

According to L’Observateur, Sheriff Mike Tregre said the investigation revealed that the newlywed couple, who was still wearing their wedding clothes, was stuck in traffic with the other passenger, who was a friend of the bride.

Tregre said Devin Jose Jones allegedly suspected there was a romantic connection between his new wife and his friend, so he decided to shoot him after the argument they had on the road.

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