East Texas man charged with murder of his estranged wife

By Morgan Chesky - bio | email

NACOGDOCHES, TX (KLTV) - The man authorities say killed his estranged wife is now charged with murder.

Today John Presley of Nacogdoches was arraigned, receiving felony charges.

The indictment comes after his wife, stephanie fowler presley's body was discovered Thursday morning in a wooded area in Nacogdoches County.

Authorities apprehended John Presley yesterday as he attempted to cross into Mexico with this 40 year old Charlotte Mallow.

Mallow is charged with hindering arrest, a third degree felony and is currently in Nacogdoches County Jail with Presley. Both are awaiting questioning.

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