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Man charged with fiancée’s murder in south Denton

A man was arrested Friday in south Denton after allegedly shooting and killing his fiancée, according to the Denton Police Department.

The department issued a news release Friday afternoon saying that dispatch received a call at noon from a female resident who had information about a potential homicide in the 3100 block of Kappwood Court, a residential area in south Denton near Hwy 377. While police officers were on their way to the scene, dispatch received a second call from a man saying he killed his fiancée.

Police arrived and located the male caller, who surrendered without incident, according to the news release. Officers went inside and found a female victim dead from an apparent gunshot wound. The man, identified as 39-year-old Anton Thorp — was charged with murder and transported to Denton City Jail. The name of the victim has not been released, as of late Friday afternoon.

Mark Smith
Mark Smith is the Digital Editor of The Cross Timbers Gazette.

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