The mom of widespread Texas social media influencer Alexis Sharkey has spoken out following news that her daughter’s husband took his personal life earlier than he could possibly be arrested for allegedly murdering the younger girl.

Stacey Clarke Robinault instructed Houston news station ABC 13 she was “super sorry” to the household of Tom Sharkey, who was married to her daughter, Alexis Sharkey (nee Robinault), and was discovered to have died final week of a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the pinnacle. 

“It’s just such senseless loss that has happened with my daughter and then him. I’m just sorry for all of that. It’s been a horrific year,” she instructed the news station. “We definitely would give our condolences to Tom’s family because they’re so innocent in all of this.”

Houston Police Department (HPD) officers introduced earlier this month that Tom Sharkey was staying with kin in Fort Myers, Florida, on Oct. 6 when brokers with the U.S. Marshals Service tried to arrest him for Alexis’ homicide. 


Thomas Sharkey, husband of Alexis Sharkey, took his personal life when authorities tried to confront him Wednesday over the demise of his spouse, authorities stated Wednesday. 
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HPD Homicide Detective Michael Burrow stated there was no confrontation between Sharkey and legislation enforcement earlier than he shot himself. 

Burrow stated HPD investigators had obtained proof that led them to imagine Thomas Sharkey killed his spouse on the evening of Nov. 27, amid marital stress and a historical past of home abuse. The 26-year-old girl’s bare physique was found within the bushes alongside a Houston roadway the following morning. Further investigation decided she had been strangled, officers stated on the time. 

“The investigation determined that Thomas Sharkey, her husband, is the only person who had the means, motive, and opportunity to have committed the murder. We were able to eliminate other suspects that came up, some of which were brought up by Mr. Sharkey,” Burrow stated throughout a Wednesday news briefing. “There was also clear evidence that Thomas Sharkey had not been truthful about some key issues, and statements that he made to police.”


He added that no different individuals are suspected of being concerned within the homicide of Alexis Sharkey. And Tom Sharkey’s kin who had been internet hosting him of their house “did not know that he was wanted in the case at the time.”

“I would like to emphasize that this has been a tragic series of events for both families, the Robinaults and the Sharkeys,” Burrow stated. “They’ve been through hell essentially with the attention of the public from this case.”

Speaking to ABC 13, Robinault stated she “really thought” the case towards Tom Sharkey would finally go to trial, “and that he would come in and make his case.”

“He chose not to go that way,” she added. 

The grieving mom admitted that she had “felt that Tom was guilty of this from pretty much the beginning.”

“Loss of life is never good,” she instructed the news station. “I do feel like in a way he did serve himself justice.”

She stated she and the household “had red flags from the beginning,” together with that they didn’t hear from Tom Sharkey till the day after their daughter went lacking. 


“We never heard from Tom until Saturday evening. That was after her friends called the police and he was questioned. He knew we were going to hear about it, then he called us. He never communicated with us until, kind of, his feet were against the fire.”

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She recalled within the report having “ugly conversations” with him after Alexis vanished. 

“Not of … ‘I’m so sorry and I miss her so much. Condolences and what can we do.’ It was nothing like you would expect from someone that was desperate about the loss of his wife,” she reportedly stated. “Every conversation was how horrible she was and how wonderful he was, that this is her fault in a way.”

In describing Sharkey’s alleged refusal to say Alexis’ physique at the the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences, Robinaut reportedly referred to as the ordeal “a double hit.”

“We’re dealing with the loss of our daughter. We’re dealing with a son-in-law that is doing everything opposite of showing that he’s sad that she’s gone and that he wishes we could figure out what happened,” she instructed the location. “It was very difficult, very challenging, and extremely excruciating.”

Robinault added that she and her household are nonetheless ready to be reunited together with her daughter’s property and her cats. She is urging anybody who has data relating to the whereabouts of Alexis’ belongings to contact the household.