Suspect captured in murder of East Texas mother

Kyle Barnhill
Kyle Barnhill

UPDATE 04:18pm: Detectives with The Nacogdoches Police Department obtained information that suspect, Kyle Barnhill, was in the Eagle Pass, Texas area. A warrant for the murder of Melissa Barnhill was obtained and with the assistance of the Texas Rangers and local law enforcement in Eagle Pass, Barnhill was arrested and will be transported to Nacogdoches as soon as possible.

Posted by Ellen Krafve - email

NACOGDOCHES, TX (KLTV) - A warrant has been issued for the murder of an East Texas mother who was shot and killed while cooking dinner for her children.

A murder warrant has been issued for Kyle Barnhill, the estranged husband of Melissa Barnhill who was killed after a gunman outside her home shot her through the kitchen window.

We have a crew gathering information, and will have the latest for you tonight on East Texas News at 5.