Houston police sergeant arrested in shooting death of wife
KFOR / Pearland Police
Hilario Hernandez

via KFOR:

HOUSTON (KFOR/CNN) -- A Houston police sergeant has been arrested in connection with the death of his wife, authorities said.

Hilario Hernandez was arrested after his wife, Belinda Hernandez, was killed Saturday, CNN affiliate KTRK reported.

Police responded to a report that the victim was found dead in a home in Pearland, Texas, a suburb of Houston. Belinda Hernandez had been shot to death, KTRK reported.

The investigation led police to issue an arrest warrant for Hilario Hernandez, who was found driving in Kingsville, Texas, about 250 miles south of Pearland.

Hernandez, 56, has been employed with the Houston Police Department, with 33 years of service and was assigned to the burglary and theft division, said Jodi Silva, a Houston Police spokesperson.

Belinda Hernandez, 52, had worked as a librarian at Shadycrest Elementary in Pearland.

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