ETX woman charged with murder after allegedly shooting, killing husband
POSTED: Thursday, February 27, 2014 - 4:21pm
UPDATED: Saturday, March 1, 2014 - 11:05am
Cherokee County, Texas (KETK) — An East Texas woman is behind bars after officials say she admitted to shooting and killing her husband
Rebecca Barker, 52, has been charged with murder after authorities say she shot her husband, Jerry Barker, 76, at their home just west of Rusk.
According to the Cherokee County Sheriff's Office, the incident occurred around 2:40 p.m., Wednesday. When authorities arrived on scene, Jerry Barker was dead from a single gunshot wound.
Rebecca Barker was arraigned Thursday afternoon and now sits in the Cherokee County Jail on $500,000 bond.