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Corsicana: Charges Filed In Woman's Shooting Death

CORSICANA (June 14, 2013)—Darwon Demonte Richardson, 27, of Corsicana, was charged Friday with manslaughter after a 25-year-old woman was shot to death early Wednesday.

Richardson has been in custody since the shooting.

Officers found the victim, identified as Lequiria Chaney, at around 2:20 a.m. Wednesday lying near the front door of a home in the 1700 block of East 6th Avenue after responding to a report of gunfire.

She was taken to Navarro Regional Hospital where she was pronounced dead.

Officers arrested the man at the home without incident, police said.

He and the victim “had reportedly been involved in a personal relationship,” police said in a press release Wednesday, but provided no further details.


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