Deputies: Couple's quarrel after high school reunion ends in attempted murder-suicide

MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Texas (KTRK) -- Deputies say a couple returning from a high school reunion got into a violent argument. Now a man is dead and his wife is recovering in the hospital.

Investigators said Jason Butler shot his wife, Rachel Butler, during a fight in their driveway in Montgomery County, before turning the gun on himself.

The couple apparently went out to the driveway after coming home from the husband's 20th high school reunion.

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A husband shot his wife before shooting and killing himself in Montgomery Co

At one point, the argument escalated and according to deputies, Jason pulled out a gun from his truck and shot his wife in the chest. He then shot and killed himself.

When officers arrived, they found Jason with a gunshot wound to the head and Rachel unconscious but breathing.

According to Rachel's father, she's recovering well and expected to be released from Conroe emergency center soon.

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