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Texas Man Shoots His Wife Dead, Then Calls 911

A Texas man was arrested Wednesday night after he called 911 and said he’d shot his wife.

Charles Alan Duckworth, 70, reported that he’d shot 69-year-old Brenda Harkness Duckworth just after 6 p.m., the Cleburne Times-Review reported.

Johnson County Sheriff’s deputies and Keene Police Department officers responded and found the victim dead inside the home.

Duckworth was taken into custody and charged with murder. Investigators have not revealed a motive for the shooting.

Justice of the Peace Pat Jacobs set Duckworth’s bond at $30,000 in court on Thursday morning.

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[Featured image: Charles Alan Duckworth/Johnson County Jail]