Police say the deaths of 2 Sherman women are connected

By: News 12 Staff
By: News 12 Staff

SHERMAN, TX -- We have new information on the two women found dead in Sherman on Sunday.

26 year old Sarah Neyland and her sister-in-law Michelle Wheat both died Sunday.

Police say Neyland was run over by her husband Leonard Neyland.

Then, Wheat died in a single car crash 30 minutes later about 150 feet down the road.

Sherman police tell News 12 that Leonard had called his sister Michelle after reportedly running over his wife and she started driving to Neyland's home, where she also lived.

They say she lost control of her car and hit a tree, the car caught on fire and Wheat was found dead inside.

Neyland faces charges of manslaughter in the death of his wife.


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