An Update On That Mysterious Shackled Woman Ringing Doorbells In Texas

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Authorities in Texas say they've found a woman who was captured on video ringing a doorbell in the middle of the night, her wrists shackled in what appeared to be broken restraints.

"There are some issues obviously with the video surveillance and why she was wearing those restraints and the circumstances surrounding it", Lieutenant Scott Spencer of the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office said.

Spencer did not release the woman's name, saying that she was a victim of domestic violence.

According to ABC News on Thursday, she told officials the odd clothing on her wrists, part of what the security footage so eerie, were broken bondage cuffs. She was not at the scene when the man died, authorities said.

One neighbor said that the white van parked in the driveway of the man's house looked the same as one that had been seen going around the neighborhood during the early hours of August 24 when the woman had been roaming the homes, frantically ringing doorbells.

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She was not at the home when police responded to her boyfriend's home, Spencer said.

As Click2Houston noted, neighbors said the woman appeared desperate to find help. According to another resident in the neighborhood who didn't want to give their identity, the woman rang several doorbells of homes in the neighborhood but apparently left when she didn't get anyone to answer. They found the man dead inside his home from a single gunshot wound, and reportedly found a suicide note nearby. The man was identified as a 49-year-old white male.

Texas Rangers planned to interview the 32-year-old woman, who they believe to be from the Dallas area.

Another unidentified resident told Click2Houston, 'We were dead asleep in our beds. My husband was woken up by the doorbell ringing.

Anyone with any information on the mystery woman is urged to contact the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office at 936-760-5800. Drude later submitted to police the footage that her surveillance camera had captured at the time of the incident.

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