Lawton man accused of murdering wife

Lawton man accused of murdering wife

LAWTON, OK (RNN Texoma) - A Lawton man charged with manslaughter for his wife’s death is now accused of murdering her.

Brandon Harris is now charged with second degree murder in connection to the death of Heather Harris back in February. He was initially charged with second degree manslaughter.

According to court documents Harris told police he and his wife smoked methamphetamine before getting into a fight. Harris told police his wife became unconscious multiple times during the fight, one of which was caused by an item he used to tie her down. Court documents also say Harris pinned her wrists and legs until she became unconscious and died.

If convicted he could face from 10 years to life in prison.

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