The office of Calcasieu Parish Sheriff Tony Mancuso has issued a press release regarding Deacon Woodrow Karey, 53-year-old. Karey is the man who shot and killed Pastor Ronald Harris Sr. as he preached at a service on Friday evening at the Tabernacle of Praise Worship Center, Lake Charles, Louisiana.
According to the press release, Karey allegedly found text messages on his wife's cell phone between her and Pastor Harris, the sheriff's office said in a statement on Monday.
The statement released on Monday by the sheriff's office also adds, “On September 25, Mrs. Karey filed a rape complaint against Pastor Harris," according to a statement released on Monday by the sheriff's office.
The statement concluded that “Authorities are trying to determine whether Pastor Harris and Mrs. Karey had any consensual or non-consensual sexual relationship.”