Sherman police investigating death of 2 women from same home

By: News 12 Staff
By: News 12 Staff

SHERMAN, TX -- Sherman Police say two women who lived at the same home are dead after what is believed to be two unrelated incidents over the weekend.

Around 3:30 Sunday morning, officers say 45-year-old Leonard Neyland reported that his wife was injured and needed medical assistance.

When Sherman fire arrived at his home in the 300 block of of Laughlin Road they found his wife deceased.

Investigators say they discovered that Neyland had run over his wife and removed her from the scene after she sustained major injuries.

Police say Neyland was booked into the Grayson County Jail on manslaughter charges.

While Sherman Police were responding to that incident they were also at the scene of a fiery crash.

Officers say that a 43-year-old woman now identified as Neyland's sister was found dead in a vehicle on Friendship Road.

They say the vehicle she was in crashed into a tree and caught fire.

Her name has not been released but say that she did live with the Neylands.

Both of the investigations are ongoing.


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