Jim Ovecka and Michelle Chapman appear, shackled, at a court hearing in Corpus-Christ, Texas, where the pair admitted defrauding numerous customers at a restaurant they owned. Ovecka shot and killed Chapman, then himself, on Big Pine Key Monday, the Sheriff's Office says.
Jim Ovecka and Michelle Chapman appear, shackled, at a court hearing in Corpus-Christ, Texas, where the pair admitted defrauding numerous customers at a restaurant they owned. Ovecka shot and killed Chapman, then himself, on Big Pine Key Monday, the Sheriff's Office says. Courtesy CORPUS CHRISTI CALLER-TIMES
Jim Ovecka and Michelle Chapman appear, shackled, at a court hearing in Corpus-Christ, Texas, where the pair admitted defrauding numerous customers at a restaurant they owned. Ovecka shot and killed Chapman, then himself, on Big Pine Key Monday, the Sheriff's Office says. Courtesy CORPUS CHRISTI CALLER-TIMES

Before murder-suicide, couple stole $200,000-plus

November 30, 2013 10:35 AM