There would of course have been no guarantees that if he had been convicted of the family violence charges that this murder wouldn't have happened.
Taking his guns away from him would have been a start however.
“Mark Anthony Spencer shot and killed his wife Arden Specia-Spencer and then turned the gun on himself,” said Lt. Mark Reynolds, public information officer for Comal County Sheriff’s Office.
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