Woman claims she woke up to find her ex dead, cops say she's a murderer and arrested her

woman claims she was sleeping while ex killed
Source: Montgomery County Jail, Mega

Mar. 27 2021, Updated 4:12 p.m. ET

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A Texas woman says she was sleeping on the couch and woke up to find her ex-husband dead on the floor, but police say her story doesn’t add up and arrested her for murder.

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Diane Walker, 56, called police and told them she woke up to find her ex-husband shot in his home, according to the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office.

When police arrived on the scene, Walker informed deputies she was sleeping on the couch and woke up to find Steve Walker, 64, dead on the floor, authorities said.

Steve Walker was found on the floor and had multiple gunshot wounds on his torso, deputies said.

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At this point, detectives, crime scene investigators and prosecutors with the Montgomery County District Attorney’s Office were called to the scene, according to authorities.

Diane Walker was questioned during their investigation and authorities determined that her story was inconsistent with the evidence. Authorities stated this meant she was involved in the shooting. 

Diane Walker was arrested for murder and booked into Montgomery County Jail where she has a $250,000 bond.


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