Friday, October 22, 2021
61 F
Fort Worth

Willow Park police: Women killed because of extortion plot

🕐 1 min read

WILLOW PARK, Texas (AP) — Authorities have released the identities of two women for whose deaths a North Texas man has been arrested and charged.

The Tarrant County Medical Examiner’s Office has identified the slain women as 23-year-old Ashley Pohorence and 21-year-old Krista McClellan. Both were found shot dead Saturday evening in a bank parking lot in Willow Park, 20 miles (32 kilometers) west of Fort Worth.

Christopher Mark Wall of nearby Weatherford was arrested Sunday on a charge of capital murder of multiple persons. The 33-year-old suspect is a psychiatric nurse and director of behavioral health quality and administration at John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth.

According to a police affidavit, a witness said she and the two women were extorting money from Wall, who had already paid $8,000 on Friday and arranged a meeting for Saturday.

Jail records list no attorney for Wall, who remains in the Parker County Jail in Weatherford without bond.

Related Articles

Our Digital Sponsors

Latest Articles

Texas Rangers
Fort Worth Business Press Logo
This advertisement will close in
00
Months
00
Days
00
Hours
00
Minutes
00
Seconds
seconds..
Click here to continue to Fort Worth Business Press

Not ready to subscribe?

Try a few articles on us.

Enter your email address and we will give you access to three articles a month, to give us a try. You also get an opportunity to receive our newsletter with stories of the day.

This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

Get our email updates

Stay up-to-date with the issues, companies and people that matter most to business in the Fort Worth.

  • Restaurants
  • Technology
  • and more!

FWBP Morning Brief

FWBP 5@5

Weekend Newsletter

  • Banking & Finance
  • Culture
  • Real Estate