Los Fresnos (KFXV) — Los Fresnos police confirming tonight the identity of the suspect who they say shot and killed his wife after a domestic dispute.
28 year old, Joel Alex Sandante is accused of shooting, 34 year old, Erica Sandante in the chest at their home on the 400 block of Quinta Street. She was transported to the hospital but, died due to her injuries.
Fox news has learned Sandante has been a Los Fresnos I.S.D. Police officer since 2012. Local police have handed over the investigation to the texas rangers to prevent any conflict of interest. He is suspended without pay, pending the outcome of the case.