Suspect found dead after fatal shooting outside Texas church

5 years 3 months 4 days ago Friday, January 18 2019 Jan 18, 2019 January 18, 2019 4:23 AM January 18, 2019 in News - AP Texas Headlines

CYPRESS, Texas (AP) - A man suspected of shooting two women in a suburban Houston church parking lot, killing one of them, and then fleeing to a hotel has been found dead inside a room there.

The body of 62-year-old Arthur Edigin was found by Harris County sheriff's deputies early Friday, several hours after he was tracked to the room by investigators and a standoff ensued.

Sheriff's authorities said in social media posts that Edigin is suspected of firing several rounds Thursday evening into a vehicle carrying the two women outside Christ the Redeemer Catholic Church in Cypress.

A sheriff's spokesman said the dead woman is believed to be the suspect's 66-year-old estranged wife, the wounded woman is his daughter and the shooting was the outgrowth of a domestic dispute.

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