SAN ANTONIO, TX- It doesn’t look like this guy will be getting any dates on Match any time soon.
Jackub Jackson Hildreth, 19, who by all appearances should be working in a circus, was arrested on Friday night for allegedly punching his girlfriend multiple times. He also thought it would be a good idea to carve his name into her forehead during the fight.
Hildreth, who has a long history of violence, was charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, after he and his girlfriend Catalina Mireles got into an argument that turned physical, according to an arrest affidavit.
The incident occurred on Dec. 5 in San Antonio, TX when Hildreth grabbed Mireles by the neck and punched her in the face 10 times. He then grabbed a knife and carved his name into her forehead. He fled before police officers arrived.
Mireles told KSAT News that Hildreth “was going to put me in the closet until he figured out what he was going to do with my body.”
According to the Houston Chronicle, Hildreth had two outstanding warrants for burglary, assault and assault of family violence-strangulation. He is held pending arraignment.
Meanwhile elsewhere in Texas, a Granbury, TX man confessed in graphic detail to murdering his wife in a jailhouse interview with WFAA in Dallas.
Edward Pautenis, 59, had reported his wife missing to the Hood County Sheriff’s Department back in October. His 29-year-old wife, Jennifer, was missing for two months until her body was found this past week.
During the interview, Pautenis mimicked how he shot his wife inside their home using three different guns.
“So, I bam, bam, bam shot her. That didn’t even phase her,” he said.
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He claimed in the interview that he and Jennifer were arguing when he says that she attacked him. He said that he then grabbed a .22 caliber handgun and fired multiple shots at her in self-defense.
“I know I shot her. She was shot. Did I miss?”
After Jennifer did not die immediately, he then went into their laundry room, where he retrieved a .22 caliber rifle.
“And I don’t know if I shot two bullets, but it jammed up,” he said.
He then retrieved another gun and shot her with that.
“The more she kept coming at me and I just sat there and shot her. Pow, pow, pow,” he said.
Their two children, ages five and seven, were home at the time of the shooting. He told them that he and their mother were playing a Halloween prank when they asked what happened.
After putting the children to bed, he cleaned up the house and dumped his wife’s body in a field. “I pushed her off. I just wrapped her in something and pushed her out of the van,” he said.
Pautenis said that he and Jennifer had a “dysfunctional” relationship and that in recent months, she had started to separate herself from him, which made him uncomfortable.
Sheriff Roger Deeds of the Hood County Sheriff’s Department says that Pautenis is a “cold blooded killer.”
“Maybe his temper got to him that day. We won’t really know but you don’t pick up three different weapons to make sure you get the job done,” he said.
Pautenis was arrested last Wednesday and is facing a murder charge and tampering with evidence. Police believe they have recovered Jennifer’s body from an open field in Hood County.
Authorities say that Pautenis led investigators to the remains, which will be forwarded to a forensic lab for positive identification. He is in jail awaiting arraignment.
Sheriff Deeds said of the arrest:
“I’m glad to see this case move forward. My investigators have worked non-stop since Jennifer was reported missing and my hope is we give Jennifer’s family some type of closure on this terrible tragedy.”
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