Murder-suicide near the South Sam Houston Tollway
Murder-suicide near the South Sam Houston Tollway

Lisa Williams, 41, Bayou Body Count No. 195

A man got into an argument with his ex-wife, shot her several times in the back and then apparently took his own life, police said.

Lisa Williams, 41, was at her home in the 16100 block of Bantam Ridge Court on the southwest side of town when she and her ex-husband, Rykan Jones, 43, came by about 10 p.m. Sunday night. Police say the two fought and he shot her several times in the back and then apparently shot himself.

Williams was found alive by the police, but later died at Ben Taub Hospital. Jones was pronounced dead at the scene.

An investigation is continuing.

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