Crime

Man calls authorities in Denton to report he shot his fiancee to death, police say

A 39-year-old man shot his fiancee to death in Denton on Friday and then called 911 to report the killing, police alleged.

Anton Thorp shot the woman inside a residence in the 3100 block of Kappwood Court, Denton police said. He was booked at Denton City Jail on suspicion of murder.

Authorities did not immediately release the victim’s name or age.

Thorp surrendered when police arrived about 12:15 p.m. Officers entered the residence and found the victim’s body.

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Emerson Clarridge covers crime and other breaking news for the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. He works evenings and reports on law enforcement affairs in Tarrant County. He previously was a reporter at the Omaha World-Herald and the Observer-Dispatch in Utica, New York.
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