UPDATE: A jury found Tyesha Tanner not guilty of murder in Jan. 2023.
AUSTIN (KXAN) — A Round Rock woman is facing a first-degree murder charge in connection with her husband’s death last week, according to a release from the Round Rock Police Department.
Around 10 a.m. on June 26, Round Rock officers responded to reports of shots being fired at the 1900 block of Provident Lane. Justin Silas, 43, was found with a gunshot wound and was taken to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.
Police initially believed the situation was “domestic in nature,” but provided few other details. Tuesday, 37-year-old Tyesha Tanner-Silas was booked into Williamson County Jail on a murder charge in connection with her husband Justin’s death. She is being held on a $500,000 bond.