Fugitive In Dalhart Killing Still At Large
KSCB News - October 16, 2009 12:00 am
DALHART, Texas (AP) – A Dalhart man suspected of fatally
shooting his wife in front of their two grandchildren remained at
large as police investigate whether he fled to Mexico.
Dalhart Police Chief Tom Sanford on Friday told The Associated
Press that the search continues for 78-year-old Jose Abel Cancino,
who is named in a murder warrant.
Sanford says 63-year-old Elva Perez Cancino was fatally shot
Wednesday night outside the couple’s home after asking her spouse
to move out.
Sanford says police are “talking with family members to see
where he might be hiding out, and the possibility of him heading to
Police say the fugitive has family in the Del Rio and Midland
area, as well as Mexico.
Dalhart is a Texas Panhandle town of about 7,300 residents, near
the Oklahoma and New Mexico borders.