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Texas Man Charged In Wife’s Death

AUSTIN (December 18, 2013) Jesus Juan Tamez, 40, of Austin, remained jailed Wednesday in lieu of $1 million bond, charged with murder in the death of his wife, whose body was found at the couple’s home after police received a call about someone who was dying.

Tamez was booked into the Travis County Jail on Tuesday.

Elizabeth Garcia Tamez, 47, was dead at the scene Saturday night, authorities said.

Her husband was arrested at the home.

A coroner ruled the woman died from blunt force trauma and was stabbed.

Austin police are seeking a motive for the slaying and investigating whether the husband was the person who called to report a woman was dying.

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