Man arrested in fatal shooting of special needs woman

Montrail Thomas Butler charged with murder in slaying of Stephanie Woodford

By David Ibanez - Web - Managing Editor

SAN ANTONIO - A man was arrested Wednesday in connection with the fatal shooting of a 34-year-old special needs woman.

Montrail Thomas Butler, 21, was arrested without incident in the 9700 block of Perrin Beitel by the Lone Star Fugitive Task Force, a San Antonio police spokeswoman said.

Mother of special-needs woman shot to death seeks answers

Butler is charged with murder in the slaying of Stephanie Woodford, 34, at a home Saturday afternoon in the 4900 block of Teasdale Drive on the city's Northeast Side.

Police said Butler had a confrontation with Woodford prior to shooting her in the neck. Police said the two knew each other.

Woodford's mother, Laurel Anderson, told KSAT 12 News that her daughter has special needs and was at the home to help with a remodeling project.

A man was also wounded in the shooting. He was last listed in critical but stable condition, police said.

Police said the shooting may be drug-related and they don't expect to make anymore arrests.

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