UPDATE: Dallas Woman Jennifer Faith Charged With ‘Orchestrating The Murder’ Of Her Husband

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Dallas homicide detectives along with ATF, arrested Jennifer Faith, 48, on Wednesday, Feb. 24, on a federal charge for obstruction of justice, related to the murder investigation of her husband James Faith Jr.

She was booked into the Lew Sterrett Jail where she will be held until she is moved to a federal facility.

Jennifer Faith booked into jail (Dallas Co. Sheriff’s Office).

In January, police arrested Darrin Lopez, 48, in the deadly shooting of James Faith, while he was walking his dog with his wife on the morning of Oct. 9, 2020.

Faith, 49, an Information Technology Director for American Airlines, was shot multiple times near his North Oak Cliff home along the 1000 block of South Waverly Drive.

James Faith (credit: Faith family)

They said Lopez was once Faith’s wife, Jennifer’s, boyfriend, and drove from Tennessee to Texas to kill James Faith.

On Jan. 11, the ATF Special Response Team in Tennessee arrested Lopez for murder.

Darrin Lopez (credit: Dickson County Jail)

Officers took him to the local Sheriff’s office where he will be held until his extradition back to Dallas.

According to the arrest affidavit, Lopez was Jennifer Faith’s boyfriend in high school and college.

Dallas Police said their investigation revealed Faith’s wife, Jennifer, and Lopez exchanged more than 14,000 calls and texts between Sept. 30 and Oct. 30 last year.

Detectives found text messages where Jennifer Faith described her relationship with Lopez as “a full blown emotional affair” and that Lopez had a “five year plan on how they would be together.”

 

 

CBSDFW.com Staff