Kerr County releases name of woman shot dead, husband arrested

Update (April 9, 2024)

SAN ANTONIO (KTSA News) — The Kerrville County Sheriff’s Office is announcing an arrest after a woman was found shot early Tuesday morning.

Deputies responded to a neighborhood just off I-10 around 2 a.m. and found the woman hurt. She was rushed to Peterson Regional Medical Center, but Ana Marie Puente Ortiz, 36, pronounced dead just before 5 a.m.

As the Texas Rangers joined the investigation, the victim’s husband became the prime suspect, and a murder warrant was issued for the arrest of Isidro Arias-Benitez, 33. The suspect was later arrested and booked into the Kerr County Jail with bond set at $500,000.

Investigators say an unknown number of children were taken from the home, all of which are with a family member pending an investigation by Child Protective Services.

There is no word on the motive for the shooting.

Original Story (April 9, 2024)

SAN ANTONIO (KTSA News) — The Kerr County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after a woman was found shot early Tuesday morning.

Deputies were called to the 100 block of Corbin Circle, just off I-10, around 2 a.m. The woman was rushed to Peterson Regional Medical Center, but she was pronounced dead around 5 a.m.

The victim is 36 years old, but her name is not being released pending notification of family.

There is no word on any suspects, and the motive for the shooting is up in the air.

This is a developing story and KTSA News will give more details when possible.

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