LUFKIN, TX (KTRE)- An East Texas woman was arrested and charged with capital murder for the murder of husband five years ago. On New Year's Eve, 37 year old Shelly Dorsey was extradited from Iowa and book in the Angelina County jail.
Back in October 2008, Dorsey was indicted by an Angelina County Grand Jury, she was charged with shooting death of her husband in September 2003 at "Little Jim's nightclub on Highway 69, just north of FM 326 South.
Officers arrived at the scene to find Alvin Dorsey on the ground, with a pistol near him.
At the time, Dorsey told police that her husband died from a self-inflicted gun wound, but autopsy reports indicated that the gunshot had to have come from more than four feet away.