West Texas Woman Accused of Strangling Husband With Apron

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Investigators say a West Texas woman has been charged with killing her husband of nearly 25 years by allegedly using an apron to strangle him.

El Paso County jail records show 61-year-old Martha Acevedo of San Elizario was being held Saturday on a murder charge.

Online jail records do not list an attorney for Acevedo, whose bond was set at $100,000 in the slaying of Jose Acevedo.

Sheriff's deputies were dispatched to the couple's home Thursday morning on a report of an unresponsive person. Authorities did not immediately say who summoned officers or what allegedly led to the death.

A complaint affidavit says the couple had a history of family violence.
 

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