Fire Captain Bob Poynter, seen here with his wife, was found dead in his car late Friday night of a single gunshot wound. She has been arrested and charged with conspiracy in his death
Fire captain Bob Poynter, 47, was found dead in his car from a single gunshot parked by the roadside around 11 p.m., Friday. Witnesses had reported seeing a woman trying to get the attention of drivers.
The fire chief’s wife Chacey, told officers that he had been shot and police found Bob Poynter dead in the car from a gunshot.
The fire captain’s wife gave “suspicious and conflicting” information, according to the
press release, and she was arrested and is being held at the Hunt County Jail.
A second suspect has been was charged in connection with murder in the death of Fire Captain Poynter. An arrest warrant for Michael Garza, 37, was put out in connection with the murder. He turned himself in early Sunday morning.
Garza was charged with murder, conspiracy to commit murder, theft. He is also being held at the Hunt County Jail. Police have not yet released how he is connected to the Poynters.
Michael Glenn Garza arrested and charged with murder, conspiracy to commit murder, theft in the death of Fire captain Bobby Poynter
Bob Poynter, an 18-year veteran of the University Park Fire Department, was promoted to captain in 2012. He was one of four University Park firefighters sent to New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina.as part of a federal task force was supposed to cross-train officers and register victims for federal aid.
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To their neighbors, the couple who have has a daughter who just started first grade, appeared to have a good relationship. One neighbor noted that the Poynters had just returned from a vacation to Mexico, Judy Dixon says she spoke with the couple Friday about their recent trip to Mexico and the good time they had.
The University Park Fire Department issued a statement saying they are deeply saddened and their thoughts and prayers are with his family.