Dallas Chainsaw Death

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

Police are searching for a suburban Dallas man accused of decapitating his wife with a chainsaw.

Lewisville police have issued an arrest warrant for 49-year-old
Jose Fernando Corona that charges him with the murder of his wife,
Maria Corona.

The slain 44-year-old mother of six was discovered in the street
near her home Monday. A bloody trail ran from her headless body to
her house. Police found two chainsaws with blood and tissue matter
nearby, one of them still running.

The Dallas Morning News reported Wednesday that Lewisville
police Capt. Kevin Deaver said the couple had been having marital

Deaver said Jose Corona has no prior criminal history. Police
are asking state and federal authorities for help locating him.

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