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Ex-Boyfriend Killed With Hatchet During Assault

January 15, 2013 at 2:22 am by  

Christopher Wayne MooneyAmarillo, TX —  Investigators say a man accused of attacking his ex-girlfriend at her Amarillo apartment has died after a struggle with her current boyfriend.

Police were called to a residence in Amarillo early yesterday morning by a woman reporting her ex-boyfriend had entered her home and assaulted her. Police are not naming the woman at this time, but say she had been involved with the man for about a year and a half. The two had apparently separated at least 6 months prior to the alleged attack.

Police reports indicate that around 3 a.m., Christopher Mooney, 37, entered the woman’s residence and grabbed her by the throat and attempted to drag her out of the apartment.

The woman’s uncle, 52 year old William Martin, who lives in an apartment adjacent to the woman, heard her screams and came running. Luckily, the woman’s current boyfriend, who lives with her, also came to the rescue. When Mooney refused to free the woman, he grabbed the first weapon he could find and struck Mooney with it to get him to release the woman.

The ex wasn’t as lucky – the weapon was a roofing hatchet that split his chest open.

According to Mr. Martin, Mooney staggered back out of the house and onto the driveway. At that point, Martin reportedly went over to Mooney to check on him and wake him up. “His eyes were sunk back in his head,” Martin said. “And I knew he was dead.”

Police searched Mooney’s car and found two guns in it. Reports also state that he has a “long criminal history” which mostly consists of drug charges. No speculation on why the ex went to the woman’s house or whether drugs/alcohol might have been involved. According to a police source that situation is “still being investigated” and at this time neither the woman or her current boyfriend have been arrested.

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