Husband Admits Killing His Wife In Motel Room

Ricky Lynn Brown's mug shot (credit: Arlington Police Department)

Ricky Lynn Brown’s mug shot (credit: Arlington Police Department)

ARLINGTON (CBSDFW.COM) – The Arlington Police Department is investigating the fatal shooting of a woman at a motel overnight.

At about 7:40 p.m. Friday night, Arlington police officers were dispatched to a shooting call at the Motel Studio 6 in the 1900 block of W. Pleasant Ridge Road. They found the body of 59-year-old Susan Brown inside a room there.

The victim’s husband, Ricky Lynn Brown,51, admitted to first responders that he shot her.

The Tarrant County Medical Examiner will release her name once they make an official identification and notify her family.

Based on the evidence at the scene and the early information gathered in the shooting investigation, Brown was arrested and remains in the Arlington City Jail facing a murder charge. Bail isn’t set yet.

Homicide Detectives are continuing to collect information and evidence that could help determine what led to this deadly shooting.

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