Police: Wife kills man hours after he gets restraining order

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Posted: May 14, 2015 10:50 AM

MCKEESPORT, Pa. (AP) — Police say a Pennsylvania woman fatally shot her husband hours after he got a restraining order from her.

Allegheny County police say 55-year-old Patricia Katchur shot her husband after returning to their home Wednesday evening. They say she had been living with her sister since the couple fought Saturday, and she had returned to get some belongings earlier Wednesday.

McKeesport police allowed her into the home after 52-year-old Christopher Katchur refused. After she left with her belongings, police advised him to get a protection-from-abuse order.

Police say Patricia Katchur returned to the home by removing a window air conditioner and fell asleep there. Police say her husband returned and woke her up, and she shot him as they walked onto the front porch.

Court records don't list a defense attorney.