Parker County murder suspect arrested in Mexico

Clayton Strong
Clayton Strong Photo credit Parker Couny Sheriff's Office

A man wanted for murder in Parker County is captured in Mexico.

Clayton Strong, 73, is accused in the murder of his wife, Shirley Barrington Weatherley, 72.

Weatherley was found shot to death Aug. 6 in the front yard of her Springtown home by family members who had not heard from her for several days.

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Investigators started zeroing in on Strong after obtaining video footage of him disposing a weapon in a department store parking lot in Eagle Pass.

Parker County Sheriff Russ Authier says Strong had been arrested in Ramos Arizpe, Coahuila, Mexico, on charges of unlawful possession of weapons.

After his capture, Mexican authorities learned that Strong had an active murder warrant.

Authorities are now working to extradite Strong back to Parker County.

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