Jeffrey Bryan McLaughlin Wiki – Jeffrey Bryan McLaughlin Bio
Jeffrey Bryan McLaughlin husband of a former assistant county attorney, who helped with the issuance of protection orders, has reportedly been arrested in the New Year’s Day murder of his wife.
Jeffrey Bryan McLaughlin was arrested on one count of first-degree felony murder of his wife Venisa and was booked into jail just before 2 p.m. m. on Sunday, January 1. According to the Hood County News, Sheriff Roger Deeds said the investigation was still ongoing. and he did not divulge any details about Venice’s death. “We are still actively investigating this call,” he said.
Jeffrey Bryan McLaughlin is 58 years old.
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County Attorney Matt Mills told the outlet that Venisa worked in his office as an Assistant County Attorney. He continued that in addition to working protection order cases, he handled justice of the peace and mental commitments among various other functions. A restraining order or protective order is an order used by a court to protect a person in a situation involving alleged domestic violence, child abuse, assault, harassment, stalking, or sexual assault.
Mills reportedly said that Venisa was among the employees when he first took over six years ago and that she left “on friendly terms” at the end of April 2022. Calling the situation “very tragic,” He reportedly said, “This is a huge loss to our office, even though she no longer worked there.” On Monday, Jan. 2, Deeds reportedly said McLaughlin’s bail had been set at $250,000.
According to Law & Crime, Deeds said Justice of the Peace Roger Howell was conducting an investigation into Venisa’s death. “It is a day later and I am still incredibly saddened by the death of a good friend and one of the smartest and sweetest women I have ever known. My heart breaks for her daughters,” wrote one of Venisa’s friends on Facebook. According to the outlet, the couple had two adult daughters in their early 20s.
Another shocking murder was reported on New Year’s Day. Christopher Colbert, a 39-year-old Pennsylvania man, reportedly murdered his wife, Tamara, 39, after a heated argument. He later called her father and told her that she had shot herself and died.