A North Texas man has been arrested after authorities say he confessed to killing his girlfriend, then posted a photo of her body on Facebook.
Kenneth Alan Amyx, 45, is facing a murder charge in connection with the stabbing death of Jennifer Spears.
Investigators said Amyx took a photo of himself and one of the victim's body and posted them on her Facebook page, then sent the same photo to the victim's mother.
Spears, 43, was found dead Sunday after police were called to a disturbance at an apartment in the 2300 block of Kathryn Lane in Plano. Police said she had been stabbed.
One neighbor told NBC5 she hasn't been able to sleep since hearing about the horror across the road.
"Just that somebody so close, right across could do that and what kind of person would post that on facebook for friends and family to see. That’s just a horrible human being. Why would you do that?" said neighbor Rebecca Miller.
Police also found Amyx in Spears' apartment suffering from knife wounds, which police believe may have been self-inflicted. He was arrested after being treated at a local hospital.
Court records show he told police, "Oh I killed her, oh I lost her, I'll never get her back, just kill me."
Amyx also faces charges of indecency with a child in Dallas County and continuous sex abuse of a child under 14 in Rockwall County.
Police say he told them he and Spears were planning to run away together because he was a fugitive but decided on the suicide pact instead.
Friends NBC5 spoke with say that doesn't match the loving daughter, sister and friend they knew.
They want the focus back on who Spears was, calling her sweet, caring, outgoing, loving and there for anyone who needed her.
Those friends say Amyx and Spears had known each other since high school at South Garland and he always had a crush on her, but he didn't start coming out with her until the past couple months and since then they'd seen less of her.
Friends say Amyx struck them as odd but they never saw this coming.
He is now in the Collin County Jail with a bond set at $600,000.
Information on an attorney for Amyx was not immediately available.
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