HENDERSON COUNTY, Texas — The husband of a north Texas mom accused of taking pictures her two younger daughters Thursday is heard sobbing on a sequence of 911 calls launched by the Henderson County Sheriff’s workplace.
Henderson County Sheriff Botie Hillhouse says 29-year-old Sarah Nicole Henderson confessed to taking pictures the ladies, 5 and seven, in a Payne Springs house, however confirmed no regret.
In a 911 name positioned early Thursday, Henderson’s husband Jacob Henderson will be heard crying as he tells a dispatcher, “My wife, my wife just shot her kids.”
It wasn’t the primary time that evening Jacob Henderson had known as first responders. Hillhouse says deputies had been first summoned round 11:30 Wednesday evening to the house after emergency medical providers acquired a name a couple of probably suicidal lady.
“My wife she’s like, I don’t know. Something’s going on with her. Like, she’s freaking out like somebody’s out to get her,” Jacob Henderson mentioned within the first name. “She won’t listen to me. She won’t talk to me.”
A couple of minutes later, nonetheless, he known as again and mentioned he needed to cancel the decision for badist and that “she’s fine now.”
Deputies responded anyway, and Henderson and her husband reported no issues.
About three hours later, nonetheless, Henderson’s husband known as once more — this time frantic — reporting that his spouse had simply shot her two daughters.
Hillhouse instructed the station that Henderson additionally tried to shoot her husband, however the gun jammed. Jacob Henderson took the gun from her and known as police, Hillhouse mentioned.
In the background of the decision, a girl will be heard crying and yelling, “What did I do?” and “God please forgive me, please.”
“She’s trying to commit suicide now, she’s trying to choke herself,” Henderson is heard saying.
Jacob Henderson tells the dispatcher he was asleep when the shootings occurred. When a dispatcher asks if the kids had been respiration, he sobs, “No.”
A lady is heard saying, “Why did I do that, babe?”
Jacob Henderson responds, “I don’t know.”
“She keeps saying people are coming,” Jacob Henderson tells a dispatcher. “There’s nobody even here.”
Deputies returned to the scene and located the 2 younger ladies lifeless, the station stories. Their our bodies have been taken for examination to Dallas, about 60 miles to the northwest.
Jacob Henderson is reportedly not the daddy of the 2 ladies, Kaylee and Kenlie.
Hillhouse instructed the station that Henderson deliberate the killings for no less than two weeks however did not element why investigators imagine she plotted the killings, and a motive hasn’t been launched.
The murders have left household, pals and neighbors in shock.
“There’s no reason for this, none at all,” neighbor Bridget Golds instructed CBS DFW. “How could someone do this to them?”
Jaylyne Palmer, who lives throughout the road, described the ladies as “adorable” and mentioned they might usually come over to her house on their bicycles.
She instructed CBS DFW she would hear Henderson yelling on the ladies on a regular basis, very loudly from the porch. But Palmer mentioned she by no means heard or noticed some other alarming conduct.
“Not easy to think about. (They’re) innocent little girls. It breaks our hearts,” mentioned Palmer.
Officials with Texas Child Protective Services confirmed to the station that there had been contact with the household in 2011, however mentioned the main points had been confidential.
Friday, bond was set at $2 million on a capital homicide cost. Henderson stays behind bars and on suicide watch.