Woman's Estranged Husband Murders Her & Commits Suicide — After Judge Refused To Issue Arrest Warrant For Stalking
Earlier this month, prosecutors requested an arrest warrant for Anthony Russell, after he violated the no contact order his estranged wife Laura Russell (pictured above) had against him.
That order came back in August, after Anthony was arrested and charged with strangulation, domestic battery, and interference with reporting a crime.
Authorities say he continued stalking his former flame in spite of the order. Laura dutifully reported each incident to the police, causing prosecutors to file FIVE felony charges of stalking against him, as well as a motion to have him arrested.
However, Jefferson County Indiana Superior Judge Michael Hensley denied the motion, instead issuing a summons for Mr. Russell to appear in court after Columbus Day weekend.
But, that Friday, police found