Police arrest woman for murder of partner

Posted at 10:28 AM, May 05, 2017
and last updated 2017-05-05 12:02:21-04

The Cameron Police Department said that they have arrested a woman who is a suspect in a murder Thursday night.

Police said they were called to the home on the 600 block of E. 6th St. around 7:25 p.m.

When they arrived, officers discovered an unresponsive man. The victim was identified as 52-year-old Leroy Taylor.

The victim was transported to the local hospital and was pronounced dead by the Justice of the Peace. 

Police said the suspect was 49-year-old Shira Taylor. Police are still investigating whether Shira and Leroy were married or common-law married.

Shira Taylor was taken into custody and arrested for murder.

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