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Investigators say woman kills estranged common-law husband in Hardin County after he breaks into home and attacks her
HARDIN COUNTY - Hardin County Sheriff's Office investigators tell KFDM News a woman shot and killed her estranged common-law husband, Bobby Ray Anderson, after he broke into her home through the back door and attacked her.
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Chief Deputy Kenny Davenport tells KFDM News the man tried to break into the home in the 7000 block of FM 943, several miles outside of Kountze, at about 11:30 a.m. Friday.
Investigators say the wife told them her husband broke into the home through a back window and walked into her bedroom. She said he was holding a metal object. Investigators believe that object was a lawnmower blade later found under Anderson's body.
Davenport said Anderson's wife told her husband to leave. When he refused, she said she fired one shot from a handgun and killed Anderson.
Davenport says Anderson's wife had a protective order against him.