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HCSO: Manhunt underway for man accused of killing ex-wife

Deputies say the lady’s 16-year-old son known as 911 a few housebreaking at their house. Several gunshots had been then heard over the decision.

HARRIS COUNTY, Texas — Deputies are looking out for a man after they are saying he shot and killed his ex-wife in her northeast Harris County house early Monday.

This occurred simply at about 12:30 a.m. at a house on Saint Laurent Lane just off of Tidwell.

The Harris County Sheriff’s Office stated the lady’s 16-year-old son known as 911 a few housebreaking at their house. Several gunshots had been then heard over the decision.

Investigators stated by the point deputies arrived, the lady was lifeless inside of the house with a number of gunshot wounds.

Deputies at the moment are wanting for the ex-husband, recognized as 55-year-old Lorenzo White, who they are saying took off after allegedly capturing and killing his ex-wife.

He was stated to be in a white Nissan Frontier with Texas license plate NKL-2014. The sheriff stated he’s to be thought-about armed and harmful.

Investigators do not have a motive but, however say the 2 have a historical past of home violence and have been estranged for a while.

Investigators additionally stated shortly after the capturing, the ex-husband reached out to different relations about what occurred.

“We know that he’s speaking with other family members… and has admitted to doing the shooting, so he’s familiar with what’s going on as far as the police being involved, so if he’s out there we’d ask him to come turn himself in peacefully,” Sgt. J. Brown, with HSCO murder, stated.

Investigators stated the sufferer’s teenage son was not damage throughout the incident.

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Resources for victims of home or household violence

Domestic and household violence instances within the Houston space have elevated at an alarming rate. Victims usually undergo in silence as a result of they really feel scared, helpless or ashamed. 

If you or somebody you already know is a sufferer of home violence, listed here are some discreet methods to succeed in out for assist.

The Houston Area Women’s Center has a 24-hour hotline for victims of home violence at 713-528-2121 or 1-800-256-0551.

The Family Time Crisis Center may also be reached 24-hours a day at 281-446-2615.

The National Domestic Violence Hotline is 1-800-799-SAFE (7233).

Crisis Text Line: Text HOME to 741741.

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