Man arrested for murder in Lamar Co.

By: News 12 Staff
By: News 12 Staff

LAMAR COUNTY, TX -- Lamar County Sheriff's deputies have made an arrest in a homicide on Sunday.

According to Sheriff Scott Cass, 33-year-old David Powell has been arrested for murder.

Investigators say they received a call of a deceased person in the 6500 block of Highway 82 West.

Upon arrival they found a 54-year old man with severe head trauma lying on the floor of a shop building.

After questioning, sheriff's deputies and Texas Rangers obtained a warrant from the DA's office for Powell's arrest.

The man's body has been sent for autopsy and the investigation is continuing.


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