Man charged with murder in connection with wife's death

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PARIS, TX -- Paris Police tell us a man has been charged with murder in connection with his wife's death.

Chief Bob Hundley says 42-year-old Byron Barrett was issued a murder warrant on Friday.

On April 28th, 43-year-old Donna Barrett was found dead in her home on Ballard Street.

Byron was arrested just days after the incident on unrelated charges including Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon.

Police say he has been in the Lamar County Jail ever since.