Dallas Woman Accused Of Murdering Boyfriend’s Wife

Lolita English, 38, charged with murdering the wife of the man she was having an affair with.  (credit: Dallas County Sheriff's Office)

Lolita English, 38, charged with murdering the wife of the man she was having an affair with. (credit: Dallas County Sheriff’s Office)

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Dallas police have arrested a woman they say murdered her romantic rival.

Lolita English, 38, is accused of shooting the wife of the man she was having an affair with.

Police say Tawana Alexander went to English’s apartment at 1628 S. Fitzhugh Avenue in Dallas to confront English about sleeping with her husband.

As the two started arguing English grabbed a knife and Alexander left the apartment, according to witnesses.

Alexander went back to English’s door, believing she might have been cut. But this time, instead of letting her inside, English intentionally pointed a gun outside the door and fired at Alexander, witnesses told police.

Alexander was hit in the chest. Another woman who was standing outside was also hit in the upper body. Alexander died from her injuries.

English admitted to police that she knowingly fired the gun at Alexander. She has been charged with Murder.

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