Mike Sudderth, chief deputy of the Palo Pinto County Sheriff’s Office, said deputies received a welfare check request Saturday evening when a man was threatening to kill his wife and himself.
“When they arrived a vehicle was in front of the residence on Oaks Crossing, the lights were on, the door was open and a woman’s wallet was in the front seat,” he said.
Deputies knocked on the door but there was no answer.
“They developed information that he might have gone to a residence in Millsap,” Sudderth continued. “He pulled into the residence about the time Parker County deputies arrived.”
Precinct 1 Justice of the Peace Todd Baker set Byrd’s bond at $150,000 for each charge for a total of $300,000.
Byrd remained in the Palo Pinto jail Tuesday.