Hopkins County woman reaches plea deal in murder of husband, will serve 30 years

Hopkins County woman reaches plea deal in murder of husband, will serve 30 years
Thirty-year-old Cassandra Joyce Minnick of Saltillo pleaded guilty to the fatal shooting of her 39-year-old husband Kenneth

HOPKINS COUNTY, TX (KLTV) - A woman arrested in February 2018, accused of killing her husband, has reached a plea deal in her case.

According to District Attorney Will Ramsey, she reached a plea deal Wednesday with prosecutors in connection with the murder of her husband. Minick pleaded guilty to the fatal shooting of Kenneth Minick. She was sentenced to 30 years in prison by District Judge Eddie Northcutt.

According to a press release on February 28, Minick called at 12:06 a.m. and said she found her husband shot in their home on CR 3600 in Saltillo, after she heard a gunshot. Deputies came to the home and found Kenneth Minick dead. They arrested Cassandra Minick at that time.

The case was investigated by Hopkins County deputies and Texas Ranger John Vance.

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