April 24, 2018

Ex-Husband Charged in RE/MAX Agent's Murder

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Ex-Husband Charged in RE/MAX Agent's Murder

Following a five-hour standoff with SWAT officers, the ex-husband of a RE/MAX real estate agent was arrested and charged with her murder. 

Suzanne Parsons, 49, was found stabbed to death in her RE/MAX office on Monday in Fort Worth, Texas, after police responded to what was first reported as a “cutting” call.  

John St. Angelo, Parson’s ex-husband, was arrested on charges in connection with her murder and may face additional charges from the police standoff. 

St. Angelo reportedly kept police at bay for five hours around his home, firing shots at officers and shooting himself in the face and leg. St. Angelo eventually surrendered and was dragged from the home and taken into police custody.  

Parsons had a temporary restraining order against St. Angelo, but the order expired Nov. 21, 2013, when Parsons failed to show up for a routine court hearing to keep the restraining order active. The couple’s divorce had been finalized on Dec.16.

Parsons joined the RE/MAX Heritage office in 2010 and had been a licensed agent since 2005. 

Source: “Following Five-Hour Standoff, Realtor's Ex-Husband Charged in Her Murder,” NBCDFW.com (Jan. 1, 2014)

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