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Dillon Meckel has been charged with capital murder, police say. A 37-year-old woman who was shot and killed in front of her two children in a motel room on Saturday night has been identified.
The Bexar County Medical Examiner’s Office said Lauraalicia Placker was gunned down at a Motel 6 in the 7500 blocks of Louis Pasteur, not far from Floyd Curl Drive. She was pronounced dead at the scene at around 10:40 p.m.
She suffered a gunshot wound to the head, the office said. Sources told KSAT that the woman was pregnant.
He is 35 years old.
According to San Antonio police, a woman was fatally shot in front of her two children in a motel room overnight, and the man responsible is now in custody.
The incident happened around 9:45 p.m., Saturday, at a Motel 6 in the 7500 blocks of Louis Pasteur.
When they arrived at the motel room where the shooting happened, the man, Dillon Meckel, 35, admitted to shooting the woman. He was taken into custody without incident.
Officials performed lifesaving measures on the woman, but they were unsuccessful. She was pronounced deceased at the scene.
Sources tell KSAT the woman was pregnant when she was fatally shot.
According to police, two children, ages four and six, were inside the motel room with Meckel and the woman at the time of the shooting.
The children were separated and tended to by officers following the shooting.
Police also contacted CPS to assist with arranging care for the children.
When police arrived at the scene, the suspect, Dillon Meckel, 35, admitted to shooting the woman, according to SAPD.
He was arrested and charged with capital murder-multiple persons, court records show.
According to police, two children, ages four and six, were inside the motel room with the man and woman at the time of the shooting. Police contacted CPS to assist with arranging care for the children.
Court records also show Meckel has a previous conviction for aggravated sexual assault of a child and a more recent case of felony violence.
His bond is set at $750,000.