Police Saturday were searching for a Houston man who allegedly fatally shot his wife while their pre-teen daughter listened to their quarrel from elsewhere in the family home.
Charged with murder was Lance Hilton, 45, who fled the crime scene in a white 1998 Lincoln Navigator. The vehicle later was found abandoned in southeast Houston, and Hilton’s destination remains unknown, police said.
Marian Hilton, 48, died at 10:40 p.m. Friday in the shooting in 15000 block of Ridgerock.
The couple’s child was not injured.
Lance Hilton, 45, is charged with murder following the shooting death of his wife, Marian Hilton, on Friday night.
The 13-year-old girl and her 11-year-old sister discovered their mother’s body moments later after Lance Hilton allegedly left the scene.