Former Jailer Arrested for Allegedly Killing, Chopping Up Common-Law Husband
Quote of the day, courtesy of a small-town Texas cop talking about a dismembered body: "In Bardwell, we found a leg. In Richland Chambers, lake we found a head and torso -- a head, chest and torso."
That's Lt. Mike Hopson of the Ennis Police Department, southeast of Dallas, interviewed in connection with the arrest of a former Ennis County Sheriff's Office jailer who was indicted this month for that murder.
Gloria Aiken, 47, was arrested at her home in Columbia, South Carolina, and is awaiting extradition. Police say she killed George Frazier, her common-law husband, and tossed his body parts in various places around Waxahachie.
"It's a complicated case; there's a lot of evidence to go over, a lot of different aspects to it," Hopson told WOLO in Columbia. He said Aiken moved from Ennis to the Dallas area, and then on to South Carolina.
"Dismembering the body, it's very unusual," he said. We do not disagree.
Rice Owls Mens Basketball vs. St. Thomas University Men's Basketball
TicketsWed., Dec. 21, 7:00pm
Advocare V100 Texas Bowl
TicketsWed., Dec. 28, 8:00pm
Rice Owls Mens Basketball vs. Middle Tennessee State Univ Blue Raiders Mens Basketball
TicketsThu., Jan. 5, 7:00pm
PRCA XTreme Bulls
TicketsFri., Jan. 6, 7:30pm
Hopson also told the Waxahachie Daily Light that he didn't know how long Aiken worked at the Ennis County Jail, but he didn't think it was for very long.
"Hopson said he believed she went into private security after working in the county," according to the Daily Light story.
Maybe the stress of working around cops after (allegedly) killing a dude and chopping him up got to her.
Get the ICYMI: Today's Top Stories Newsletter Our daily newsletter delivers quick clicks to keep you in the know
Catch up on the day's news and stay informed with our daily digest of the most popular news, music, food and arts stories in Houston, delivered to your inbox Monday through Friday.