Woman dead, husband hurt, youngsters suspected

August 17, 2010 8:21:13 PM PDT
A 13-year-old boy and a 12-year-old girl are in custody as suspects in the fatal shooting of a suburban Dallas woman and the wounding of her husband.

Killed was 46-year-old Darlene Nevil. A Garland police statement says her body was found about 2:30 p.m. Tueday inside her home in the Dallas suburb after her wounded husband called police.

Hospitalized in serious condition is her 48-year-old husband, Alan Nevil, whom police found in a neighbor's front yard.

The police statement says investigators were directed immediately to the youngsters, who were found several blocks away and taken into custody without incident. Police won't reveal the nature of their relationship to the Nevils, but say both are held for investigation of murder.