Tyler man Mata indicted for murder

Published on Saturday, 24 May 2014 00:28 - Written by From Staff Reports

 A Smith County grand jury has indicted a Tyler man in the killing of his wife at the couple’s home in February. 

Adrian Ray Mata, 30, was indicted Thursday on a murder charge in the Feb. 25 shooting death of his wife, Jennifer Mata, in the 1500 block of County Road 333.

Mata fled from the home and later surrendered to authorities at a home on Lake Palestine.