Homicide costs have been filed in opposition to a La Marque man accused of ambushing and killing his spouse. Trent Paschal, 48, is accused of killing Savannah Paschal on October 21.
“We’ve been praying every day, I mean we’re praying people, and we’re praying for their family,” stated neighbor Donald Riddick.
Riddick and his household dwell simply throughout the road from the Paschals within the Painted Meadows subdivision. He stated he knew the household properly.
“Man, it’s just a big surprise, to me,” he stated. “I had never seen them have an argument.”
Nevertheless, Riddick stated that modified Wednesday morning when the couple was seen arguing. Riddick stated Trent Paschal then left the house.
“Savannah had went to the neighbor’s house to ask for help,” stated Riddick.
In line with court docket paperwork filed in Galveston County, later that morning, Savannah Paschal and her mom returned to the house. Investigators stated Trent Paschal was hiding within the grasp rest room’s bathe.
“Trent jumped out of the shower.” court docket data learn. “Trent stated he was going to shoot her and Savannah.”
Investigators stated Savannah was shot twice within the abdomen whereas her mom was in a position to escape. Court docket paperwork additionally stated a neighbor recorded Trent Paschal speaking on the telephone along with his spouse’s aunt shortly after the taking pictures.
Investigators stated Trent Paschal is heard within the recording “confessing that he shot Savannah.”
Late Wednesday night, neighbors started sharing a video from YouTube that seems to have been uploaded by Trent Paschal. Within the video, Trent Paschal is heard telling his two kids he loves them and he’s sorry. He later claims infidelity was the supply of his torment.
On the finish of the video, Trent Paschal seems to attempt to cover from somebody returning to the house.
“I can’t believe he would leave something like that, telling his kids he loved them. How can you love your kids if you’re going to kill their momma,” stated Riddick. “He was in there making that video before she came back.”
Riddick stated he believes the video was made simply earlier than the taking pictures.
Trent Paschal was ultimately caught by a Harris County sheriff’s deputy and shot when he refused to place down a gun. Sheriff’s officers stated Trent Paschal is anticipated to outlive his accidents and as soon as secure sufficient will likely be transferred to Galveston County.
“We’re praying that Trent recovers so he can pay for what he’s done,” stated Riddick.
Each Galveston and Harris county data present Trent Paschal has a number of theft costs on his document, however no indications of violence. His newest theft cost got here in August and seems to have been dismissed In Sept resulting from a clerical error.
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