Dallas, Texas – A Dallas man received an 80-year prison term on Thursday for killing his wife in front of her two minor children.
Roger Allison, 28, was found guilty of murdering his wife, Raesha Nelson Allison, 29, in their east Oak Cliff apartment on Valentine’s Day 2021.
According to court records, Raesha was shot eight times while holding her newborn girl.
Footage from the body camera of a police officer who responded to the scene showed a horrible scene: the mother shot to death on the apartment floor with her newborn crying next to her.
According to the officer’s testimony, the victim’s son was sitting on the sofa with his eyes closed as authorities entered the apartment.