Amber Jo Thomas Wiki – Amber Jo Thomas Biography

A Michigan woman was killed, allegedly by her ex-boyfriend, less than a week after a judge approved a personal protection order against her, according to multiple news outlets. Amber Jo Thomas, 40, and a male acquaintance were walking to her car across the street from her place of employment, Linden Square Assisted Living Facility in Saline, on the morning of August 3 when her ex-boyfriend, Barry, of 58 years. Garza allegedly ambushed her, police said, according to Michigan Local, Fox 2 Detroit and The Saline Post.

Garza allegedly shot both Thomas and the 67-year-old man, according to a news release from the Saline Police Department. Thomas died at a local hospital a short time later. The man was reported to be in stable condition, according to Michigan Local. Garza had fled the scene in a Ford Focus and then crashed at S. Ann Arbor and Willis Roads, police said.

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The age of Amber Jo Thomas was 40 year.

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“The suspect failed to comply with orders and the officer deployed the taser on him, and subsequently took the suspect into custody,” the statement said. Garza was arraigned over the weekend on charges of murder, assault with intent to murder and felony firearm, police said. He is being held without bail. A judge pleaded not guilty on his behalf, The Saline Post reports.

Court records show Thomas filed a Personal Protection Order against Garza on July 27 and it was granted the next day, according to WXYZ-TV. Citing officials, Fox 2 and The Saline Post also reported that Thomas had a PPO against the suspect. In the PPO obtained by WXYZ-TV, Thomas described alleged “physical and verbal abuse” that persisted throughout her nine-year relationship. She claimed that she previously contacted local authorities.


“I’m scared,” she wrote, according to reports. “He has said that he was going to kill me several times.” Thomas was remembered in her obituary as someone who loved gardening, her dogs and going camping with her family and friends. She is survived by her mother, son, twin brother and other loved ones.

If she is experiencing domestic violence, call the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-7233 or visit All calls are free and confidential. The hotline is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week in more than 170 languages.Read More…….

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