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Eric Merz, who police say killed his wife March 6 in the Mallard Lakes subdivision, jumped off the 121 overpass at U.S. 75 and killed himself Sunday afternoon, according to multiple reports.
Merz, 42, reportedly jumped off the Highway 121 overpass.
Mary Beth Merz, 44, was shot in the family’s home, according to police, and was found by the couple’s daughter. The daughter ran to a neighbor’s house.
Eric Merz was released from jail five days after his March 6 arrest. He completed a 30-day substance abuse treatment program and recently asked to move back to his home. Neighbors had expressed concern.
Allen police confirmed the suicide to WFAA. For that story please click here.