Authorities have confirmed that Tom’s body was discovered at his daughter’s home on Tuesday, October 5th after his partner’s death in November 2020.
Who was Alexis Sharkey?
Alexis Sharkey was an Instagram influencer with 88k followers on the social media platform.
The 26-year-old moved to Houston in January 2020 after she got married to Thomas Sharkey.
She and Thomas married in December 2019 and didn’t have any children.
What happened to Alexis Sharkey?
According to Houston Police and as reported by KHOU 11, Alexis Sharkey died on the night of November 27th, 2020.
The Instagram influencer’s body was found the following morning on the side of a road west of downtown Houston after she was reported missing.
In January this year, a spokesperson for the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences confirmed that Alexis died due to strangulation.
Houston police issued an update on the case and said in a news conference: “We were said there was history of domestic violence between the two of them and that the relationship was ending and that there was a pending divorce.
“There was also clear evidence that Thomas Sharkey hadn’t been truthful about several key issues and statements he made to the police.”
Who was Tom Sharkey?
Tom Sharkey was the husband of Instagram star Alexis Sharkey. He was 50 years old and grew up in Fort Myers, Florida.
On Tuesday, October 5th, US Marshalls confirmed that he was found dead after they started searching a property in Fort Myers, Florida.
It’s been reported that Tom had one daughter and that he was found dead at her home.
Police said that an arrest warrant was issued on September 29th for Thomas Sharkey with “the intent charge him with murder once he was in custody”, NBC News has reported.