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Man accused of killing woman over custody dispute arrested in Dallas

Posted at 2:39 PM, May 07, 2022
and last updated 2022-05-23 19:21:05-04

TULSA, Okla — A man accused of killing a woman over the custody of a child in Tulsa is in custody on Monday.

Police arrested Charles Maurice Colbert in Dallas on May 20 in connection with the shooting death of 38-year-old Ashley Sneed.

On May 7, Tulsa police officers responded to a call at a home near 97th and Admiral Place for reports of the shooting around 12:30 p.m. Investigators said a man pulled a gun and shot a woman while they fought over custody of their one-year-old child.

Police say Sneed had tried to serve Colbert papers for custody before he shot her and left. She died at the hospital.

The Tulsa County District Attorney's Office charged Colbert with First-Degree Murder.

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