Indian-American detained for shooting ex-wife and killing her husband


An Indian-American man wanted for shooting his previous wife and murdering her husband was captured here, authorities said.

Sayantan Ghose, 41, was captured at a border checkpoint close Las Cruces, New Mexico, on Thursday and was accused of the murder of Clarence Wayne Harris II and an aggravated assault of Harris` spouse Amanda, police authorities said.

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The shooting was accounted for around 9 p.m. on Wednesday at a home in Mayhill Ridge Lane amid a contention amongst Ghose and the two occupants, ABC-owned TV channel KTRK announced.

As indicated by the League City police, officers found the assemblage of Clarence Wayne Harris II, who had been shot seven times, lying in the garage before the house.

Amanda Harris, Ghose`s ex, was likewise discovered experiencing two gunshot wounds and was taken to a hospital for treatment.

The police said that there was a party at the house and that sooner or later the man and lady started contending with Ghose, which prompted the shooting.

In an oath, Amanda Harris said she called the police right away before 9 p.m. She told police that she would make a citizen capture since her ex, Ghose, was at her doorstep.

The lady additionally told the police that Ghose had been stalking her for quite a long time. A bail of $150,000 was set for Ghose.