Slain Officer Suspect Found in Gainesville Hotel

12-11-04- The girlfriend of a slain North Texas police officer is charged with murder in what authorities are calling a long-distance murder-suicide. Denise Miller was discovered Saturday morning in a Gainesville hotel.

Gainesville police say Denise Elverious Miller, 38, was discovered about 5 a.m. in a Ramada Inn hotel room with a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head. Authorities say she is in intensive care at Parkland Memorial Hospital.

Miller has been charged in the murder of her boyfriend, Little Elm Police officer Officer Jonathon Wayne Irby, whose body was found Friday afternoon.

Police discovered a letter written by Miller in the hotel room explaining her actions, but specific details of that letter have not been released.