Mother of Plano Woman Slain in Estranged Husband's Deadly Rampage Doesn't Blame Bartender Charged With Overserving Him

The mother of a woman killed along with seven others by her estranged husband at a Cowboys watch party in Plano says she doesn't blame a bartender recently charged with overserving the man prior to his deadly rampage."I feel badly for her that she has gotten caught up in this vortex because of an evil man," Debbie Lane told KXAS-TV (NBC5).Bartender Lindsey Glass was taken into custody last week and charged with violating a Texas Alcoholic Beverage Code regarding "sale to certain persons," a misdemeanor carrying a fine of up to $500 and/or a year in jail.Glass worked at Plano's Local Public House, where Spencer Hight had been drinking on Sept. 10, 2017. From there he would go to the home of his estranged wife, Meredith, killing her and seven others before being fatally shot by a Plano police officer.Meredith Hight was Lane's daughter and was just days away from divorcing her husband, the news station said.Local Public House eventually agreed to give up its liquor license and has since closed.Shortly after the killings, the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission opened an investigation into the bar, eventually concluding in a 2018 report that bartender Glass served Hight after he had displayed signs of intoxication.  Continue reading...

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