POSTED: Tuesday, March 17, 2009 - 7:45am
UPDATED: Wednesday, March 17, 2010 - 12:02pm
NACOGDOCHES—A Nacogdoches woman was shot and killed last week, now her estranged husband is behind bars.
Kyle Barnhill is in an Eagle Pass jail. He is expected to be back in Nacogdoches Tuesday morning. Barnhill is being held and questioned for the shooting death of his wife, Melissa Barnhill. Police say shots were fired through Barnhill's kitchen window, hitting Melissa in the neck.
Police reports show Melissa recently got a restraining order against her estranged husband.
Kyle Barnhill owns Zesty Burgers in Nacogdoches and claims that he was at work when the shooting happened.