A Texas man is currently facing a murder charge following the deadly shooting of his wife, Markeita McCleary.
According to NBCDFW, Ashton Neroes, 28, was arrested and charged with murder in connection to the shooting of his wife. The shooting took place on Sunday around 5:34 p.m. in the 1700 block of Oates Drive in Mesquite, east of Interstate Loop 635 and north of Interstate 30.
Mesquite is a suburban area located east of Dallas, TX.
When authorities arrived at the scene they found Markeita, 28, with multiple gunshot wounds. She was taken to the hospital where she was announced deceased. Ashton was arrested and charged with murder, he is currently being held on a $100,000 bond.
Updated Press Release on Homicide Inv.-10/19/20: The suspect has been identified as Ashton Neroes a 28 yoa from Garland Tx. He has been charged with Murder with a bond set at $100,000. The victim has been identified as Markeita McCleary, a 28 yoa, also from Garland Tx. pic.twitter.com/2JMPj8RpyJ
— Mesquite Police Department – Texas (@MesquitePD_TX) October 19, 2020
At the moment, police have not released any details on the motive for the shooting. However, the investigation into the incident is currently ongoing. Photos on social media show that the couple shared children together as well.
We are keeping Markeita’s loved ones lifted in prayer during this difficult time.
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