Former WWE star from the 80s, Billy Jack Haynes, had been taken into custody in connection with a tragic shooting incident involving his wife, Janette Becraft, in Portland’s Lents neighborhood. He was charged with murder and has now been arranged in court.

After a fatal shooting at 6000 SE 100th Avenue, a shelter-in-place order was issued as the police responded to the incident involving Billy Jack Haynes and his wife, Janette Becraft. Haynes, arrested after a standoff, was taken to the hospital for medical attention.

It was previously reported that Haynes was hospitalized in Portland, Oregon and would be charged in relation to the murder of his wife once he was discharged from the hospital.

That is exactly what happened as he faced murder charges immediately after he was discharged from the hospital. According to KPTV, Billy Jack Haynes appeared in court for the first time on Thursday after being accused of shooting and killing his 85-year-old wife


The former WWE star is facing second-degree murder and unlawful use of a weapon charges and his trial is scheduled for April 11. Please continue to check back at Ringside News for updates on this ongoing case.

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