Sulphur Springs police release ID of shooting death victim, suspect dies at hospital

Police have released the identities of two people involved in a fatal shooting.

Sulphur Springs release ID of two suspects involved in fatal shooting

SULPHUR SPRINGS, TX (KLTV) - UPDATE: The suspect accused of shooting and killing his wife Sunday has died.

According to Sulphur Springs Police Chief Jay Sanders, 60-year old Stephen Roy Wyatt died Monday after being removed from life support at the hospital.

Authorities have released the names of two people involved in a fatal shooting in Sulphur Springs Sunday.

According to Sulphur Springs Police Chief Jay Sanders, Stephen Roy Wyatt, 60, of Sulphur Springs is charged in the shooting death of his wife, Laura Wyatt.

According to officials Stephen Wyatt shot and killed his wife around noon Sunday at their residence in the 900 block of Rockdale Road and then turned the gun on himself. At last report, Wyatt was listed in critical condition at Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas.

Sulphur Springs Police Chief Jay Sanders said somebody in their backyard overheard a man and a woman arguing when they heard gunshots.

When officers arrived at the home, they found everything was locked, but determined from the information they had that they needed to gain entry to the home.

Sulphur Springs Police said a special response team was called out and made entry into the home.

When they got inside, police said they found Mrs. Wyatt dead from an apparent gunshot wound.

Stephen Wyatt was also found unconscious in the home from an apparent gunshot wound as well.

Wyatt is the owner of Wyatt’s Towing in Sulphur Springs.

Wyatt was arrested on Sept. 19 for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. He was released the next day on a $50,000 bond.

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