Victim identified in Hopkins County murder, wife charged

Victim identified in Hopkins County murder, wife charged
Cassandra Minick (Source: Hopkins County Jail)

HOPKINS COUNTY, TX (KLTV) - Deputies with the Hopkins County Sheriff's Office arrested a woman Wednesday following the death of her husband, who has now been identified.

Kenneth Minick, 39, was found dead inside a residence on CR 3600 in Saltillo.

His wife, Cassandra Joyce Minick, 30, was arrested and charged with first-degree murder.

According to a press release, a woman 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 arrived and found Kenneth Minick dead.

His body was taken to SWIFTS in Dallas for autopsy.

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