Woman accused of killing roommate at Fort Worth apartment

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Woman accused of killing roommate at Fort Worth apartment

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Posted on May 13, 2014 at 3:30 PM

Updated Tuesday, May 13 at 3:32 PM

Sandy Oaks Apartments

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FORT WORTH -- Police say a 31-year-old woman shot and killed her 22-year-old male roommate in the early hours of Tuesday morning.

Officers were called to the Sandy Oaks Apartments in the 1500 block of Sandy Lane at 12:55 a.m. Tuesday and found the man shot. MedStar pronounced him dead at the scene.

Fort Worth police spokesman Raymond Bush said around midnight, there was a physical altercation between the victim and Lakeeshia Wright, who lived with the man. After talking to witnesses, a possible murder weapon was recovered in a nearby field.

Police arrested Wright for murder. Police said the relationship between Wright and the victim was unclear, other than sharing the apartment.

The victim's identity has not been released. The investigation is ongoing.

 

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