Bond $25M for Texan accused of killing ex-wife

TYLER, TX

Smith County jail records show James Calvert of Tyler was being held Tuesday on a capital murder charge.

Tyler police on Monday transported Calvert from West Monroe, La., where father and son were located last Thursday. The boy was not harmed following a chase that left the Calvert vehicle wrecked.

The boy's mother, Jelena Sriraman, was found shot to death a day earlier in Tyler.

Calvert was initially detained on $2 million bond, waived extradition and was booked Monday on the higher bond into the jail in Tyler, about 190 miles west of West Monroe, La.

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