Texas Woman Indicted in Death of Husband's Ex-Wife

A Texas Panhandle woman has been indicted in the April beating and shooting death of her husband's ex-wife.

Randall County jail records show 29-year-old Katie Yvonne Spielbauer of Amarillo was being held Saturday on a capital murder charge with bond set at $400,000.

The Amarillo Globe-News reports a grand jury Wednesday indicted her in the death of 32-year-old Robin Diane Spielbauer. The victim's body was found in a ditch near her SUV just west of Amarillo.

A warrant says Katie Spielbauer, who days after the slaying was charged with murder, believed her husband and the victim were having an affair. Deputies confiscated a pink handgun at the defendant's home. A criminal complaint says damage to the weapon matches some metal recovered as evidence.

A defense attorney declined comment Friday.

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