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GALVESTON Judge Christopher Dupuy had a plan to kill his ex-wife, move with his children to New Zealand and open a small coffee shop, the judge s ex-fiancee testified Wednesday.

Tara Compton talked about the plan and her 5-month relationship with the judge under questioning by an attorney representing Dupuy s ex-wife during a child custody hearing at the Galveston County Courthouse.

Compton began dating Dupuy in mid-December, and he talked about an engagement as early as New Year s Eve. Compton testified she sought Dupuy s guidance as she looked to regain custody of her child, which she claimed to have lost amid the corruption in Galveston County.

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