A woman admitted to detectives on Saturday that she shot and killed her husband because he was beating the family cat.
Mary Harrison, 47, was charged with murdering her husband, Dexter Harrison, 49, in Fall Manor Drive in Dallas, Texas. She told detectives in Dallas that she shot her husband during a heated argument on Saturday, June 2, 2018.
The shooting occurred just before 7:00 a.m. in the 13200 block of Fall Manor Drive in Dallas, according to police. Dexter Harrison was transported to Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas, where he was pronounced dead.
In a statement Sunday, Dallas police say Harrison told officers that her husband had been beating the cat. Neighbors say the family cat recently went missing and Mary Harrison had posted signs about it disappearing after which the pet eventually returned.
She has been arrested for murder and booked into Lew Sterrett Jail.