A Texas man emerged from his house covered in blood and said that he had decapitated his wife and put her head in a freezer, according to KWTX.
Davie Dauzat, 23, emerged from his trailer on Thursday after a brief standoff, he was covered in blood and confessed to when police took him into custody, according to People.
He had barricaded himself inside with their children ages 1 and 3, according to the Waco Tribune. They are being taken care of by a relative, according to KWTX.
Police had been to the residence about two hours before Natasha Dauzat was killed, according to KWTX.
Davie’s brother, whom police did not identify, called asking for authorities to check on the couple around 8:20 a.m.
“His brother informed dispatch he was not sure if his ‘weird statements’ and ‘funny questions’ were drug related,” police said in a release, according to KWTX.
However when police arrived, nothing seemed out of the ordinary.
“There was no indication from Natasha or Davie that either of them was in distress or in need of police intervention at that time,” police said in a release KWTX reported. “They both appeared calm and expressed their curiosity why the police were there.”
David’s brother called again at 11 a.m. and told them “he killed his girlfriend,” according to KWTX.
Dauzat was arrested and charged with murder. He is being held at the McLennan County Jail on $500,000 bond.
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