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    Clara Harris (left) is seen leaving prison on Friday, May 11, 2018, accompanied by a prison guard (right). Harris served 15 years of a 20-year sentence for murdering her orthodontist husband, David Harris, in 2002.

    A Texas woman who killed her cheating husband by running him down with her car in a jealous rage has been released from prison.

    Sixty-year-old Clara Harris left prison Friday after serving 15 years of a 20-year sentence in the 2002 killing of her orthodontist husband, David Harris, in the parking lot of a suburban Houston hotel.

    Harris hired a private investigator after becoming suspicious of her husband, who was tracked to the hotel where he was found with his receptionist-turned-mistress.

    Clara Harris fought with the woman before striking her husband with her Mercedes-Benz and repeatedly running over his body. The couple's teenage daughter was in the car at the time.

    Woman Who Ran Over Cheating Husband Freed From Prison

    [DFW] Woman Who Ran Over Cheating Husband Freed From Prison

    Sixty-year-old Clara Harris left prison Friday, she was convicted in 2002 of killing her cheating orthodontist  husband by running him down with her car in a jealous rage.
     

    (Published Friday, May 11, 2018)

    Harris was convicted of murder in 2003.

    The case drew widespread attention and led to a made-for-television movie.