Texas man admits beheading wife, gets 52-year prison term

Authorities say the killing occurred while the couple’s two young children were in the home.

Police had visited the Dauzats’ mobile home after a relative asked for a welfare check. Officers initially found no trouble and left.

A relative called police again about two hours later, expressing concern that Dauzat had killed his wife.

Police returned and found Natasha Dauzat decapitated.

Authorities say the killing occurred while the couple’s two young children were in the home. They were found uninjured.